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What does Ali mean?

Ali /ali/ as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' 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.

Affiliated girl names: Alice and Alberta.

Associated with: arabic, exalted

Variations

Ali has 22 alternative forms via Alexandra, Allie: Aleka, Aleki, Alex, Alexa, Alexi, Alexia, Alexie, Alexis, Aley, Alie, Aliki, Alista, Alix, Alla, Alle, Alley, Alli, Allie, Allix, Ally, Anda and Lexi.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Aal, Asi, ..

(male) Aal, Aldi, ..

How popular is Ali?

Ali is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2434 out of 4276, Top 57%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#876 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name history of Ali for girls. Ali entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #675 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is presently at #1077. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ali name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ali outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the girl name Ali and corresponding names. Alberta, Alex (#1431 a year ago), Alexa (#63), Alexandra (#92), Alexi, Alexia (#270), Alexie, Alexis (#64), Alice (#97), Alix, Alla, Alli (#1956), Allie (#257), Ally (#736) and Lexi (#242) are the popular varying forms of Ali (#1077 a year ago) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Aliki, are seldom used. These relations of Ali were at the top of their popularity in 1999 (usage of 2.7%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 1.4%, 49%). Alice is more familiar than the rest, though Alexa is now the most fashionable, while forms like Alberta are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ali, Alberta, Alex, Alexa, Alexandra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexi, Alexia, Alexie, Alexis, Alice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alix, Alla, Alli, Allie, Ally, Lexi in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexis, Alice, Lexi outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE ALI

Ali is alike in pronunciation to Aalya, Ailee, Aili, Alah, Alaia, Alais, Alaya, Alea, Aleea, Allia, Ayala, Eila, Eily, Elah, Eli, Elia, Ellie, Eulia, Ili, Illa, Olla, Ollie, Ulla, Yola and Yulia. Other suggested similar names are Abi, Adi, Agi, Aki, Al, Alfi, Alis, Aliz, Ami and Ari. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ali.


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