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What does Alis mean?

Alis Pronunciation of Alis [alis] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and Alis means "noble, exalted". Alis is an alternate form of Alice (Old German).

Associated with: noble, exalted.


Alis has 16 variants: Aleece, Alise, Aliz, Alleece, Alless, Allice, Allis, Alliss, Allyce, Allys, Allyse, Alyce, Alys, Alyse, Alyss and Ilysse.

48 more different relations via Alice: Adelisa, Ailie, Aillie, Ala, Alais, Alaisa, Alecia, Ali, Alica, Alicah, Alicea, Alicen, Alicia, Alidee, Alie, Alika, Alikah, Aliki, Alisa, Alisah, Alisan, Alisann, Alisha, Alison, Alissa, Alisson, Alisz, Alitia, Alla, Alles, Alli, Allie, Allison, Allissa, Allisun, Allsun, Ally, Alysa, Alysia, Alyson, Alyssa, Elissa, Elke, Elli, Ellie, Ellsa, Elsa and Ilysa.

Creative forms:
(female) Alsa, Amis, ..

(male) Alace, Alas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alis Kamdyn (A.K.), ..

How popular is Alis?

Alis is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#112365 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Alis (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Allison (#39 last year), Ellie (#47), Alice (#87), Alyssa (#93), Allie (#255), Alison (#338), Alicia (#365), Elsa (#487), Alyson (#678), Ally (#869), Alisson (#915), Alisha (#919), Alissa (#942), Alisa (#1037), Ali (#1278), Elissa (#1395), Alyse (#1689), Elli, Alysia, Alysa, Allice, Alise, Alica, Alecia, Alla, Alli, Alyce, Allissa, Ala and Alys. Other variants, like Alaisa, are seldom used. These relations of Alis reached the apex of their popularity 17 years ago (adoption of 2.4%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 1.6%, down 32%), with forms like Alisha becoming somewhat dated. Alicia is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Allison is now ranked higher. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ala, Alecia, Ali, Alice, Alicia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alisa, Alise, Alisha, Alison, Alissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alisson, Alla, Alli, Allice, Allie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allison, Allissa, Ally, Alyce, Alys in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyson, Alyssa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elissa, Elli, Ellie, Elsa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alica, Alice, Alicia, Alisha, Alison outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Allison, Alyssa, Ellie, Elsa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alis is alike in pronunciation to Ailis, Alease, Alisse, Alize, Aloise, Alysse, Eilis, Eilise, Elice, Eliese, Elis, Elise, Elisse, Eliz, Elize, Ellis, Eloise, Elyse, Ilise, Ilyse and Wallis. Other recommended names are Abi, Abia, Adie, Agi, Ailish, Aki, Al, Alaia, Alba, Albia, Aldis, Alex, Aley, Alfie, Alfy (see Alfreda), Alia, Alida, Alisia, Alista, Alisun, Alix, Aliza, Alle, Allia, Allisa, Allix, Aloe, Aloisa, Alta, Alvie, Alyx, Ami, Amil, Anis, Annis, Ardis, Ari, Aria, Arin, Arlie, Artis, Avie, Avis, Cris, Dylis, Elvis, Eris, Felis, Filis, Iris, Isis, Kris, Lis and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alis.

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