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Ali meaning and name origin

Ali \a-li\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Ali), is pronounced AL-ee. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Ali is "exalted". In English, Ali is used as a nickname of Allie, Alexandra and names beginning with Al-. Actress Ali McGraw.

For more information, see also related names Alice and Alberta.

Ali is also pronounced similarly to Aila, Aili, Ailie, Ailli, Ala, Alah, Alaia, Alais, Alea, Aley, Alia, Aliah, Alie, Aliya, Aliye, Alla, Alli, Allia, Ally, Aloe, Alya, Ayla, Ela, Eli, Elia, Elli, Ila, Ola, Olia, Ula and Ulli. Other suggested similar baby names are Adi, Agi, Aki, Al, Alfi, Alis, Alix, Aliz, Alle, Ami and Ari.

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Popularity of Ali

Ali is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2434 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1733 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Ali name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Ali with similar and related girl baby names.


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