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What does Alli mean?

Alli Pronunciation of Alli as a girls' name is of Old English, Greek and Old German origin, and the meaning of Alli is "noble, bright; man's defender; noble, exalted". Alli is an alternate form of Alberta (Old English): feminine of Albert. Alli is also a variant of Alexandra (Greek). Alli is also used as a variant of Alice (Old German), and a variant of Allie.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, greek, noble, bright (light), defender, exalted


VARIANTS Ellie, Elli, Ally, Alley, Alla, Alie, Ali, Aley, Alais, Ala, Aillie, Ailie

OTHER FORMS VIA ALBERTA, ALEXANDRA, ALICE, ALLIE Al, Alaisa, Alecia, Aleka, Aleki, Alex, Alexa, Alexi, Alexia, Alexie, Alexis, Alica, Alicia, Alika, Aliki, Alis, Alisa, Alise, Alisz, Alitia, Alix, Aliz, Alle, Allecia, Alles, Alless, Allexa, Allice, Allicea, Allis, Allison, Alliss, Allissa, Allisun, Allix, Allsun, Allyce, Allys, Allyse, Allysia, Alyce, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyss, Anda, Elke, Ellsa, Elsa, Lexi



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How popular is Alli?

Alli is a rare given name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#17001 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Alli entered the list in 1990 and reached its top position of #1176 in the U.S. in the year 2011, but is not ranked currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

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

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

Which version is better?

Ala, Alberta, Alecia, Alex (#1354 LAST YEAR), Alexa (#50), Alexandra (#110), Alexi, Alexia (#374), Alexie, Alexis (#119), Ali (#1495), Alica, Alice (#76), Alicia (#381), Alisa (#1022), Alise, Alix, Alla, Allice, Allie (#311), Allison (#49), Allissa, Ally (#979), Alyce, Alys, Alysa, Alyse (#1684), Alysia, Elli, Ellie (#43), Elsa (#622) and Lexi (#317) are the prominent variation forms of Alli. Other variants, like Alie, are seldom used. These relations of Alli were favored by parents 2 decades ago (AVERAGE #1087) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1302, 39.6% LESS USAGE), with versions such as Alice becoming less in vogue. Alicia is more widely used than the rest, although Alexa appears to be gaining favor too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alli, Ala, Alberta, Alecia, Alex in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexa, Alexandra, Alexi, Alexia, Alexie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexis, Ali, Alice, Alicia, Alisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alise, Alix, Alla, 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, Elli, Ellie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elsa, Lexi in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alice, Alicia, Allison, Ellie, Elsa, Lexi outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alli is pronounced similarly to Ailee, Ailey, Aili, Alah, Alaya, Aleea, Allia, Ayla, Eily, Eli, Elia, Ella, Ellee, Elly, Elois, Illia, Olia, Olla, Ula, Ulla, Willa, Willie, Yola, Yula and Yulla. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abbi, Abri, Addi, Adi, Aki, Akili, Alba, Albia, Alby, Alda, Alfi, Allda, Allfy, Allina, Alline, Allta, Allyn, Alta, Alva, Alvie, Anci, Andi, Ari, Arlie, Arly, Ashli, Asti, Audi, Aylin, Bali, Cili, Dilli, Hali, Holli, Jilli, Joli, Kali, Kalli, Kelli, Lali, Lili, Lilli, Mali, Orli, Pali, Poli, Polli, Tali, Tilli and Valli. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alli.

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