What does Ally mean?
Ally /al-ly/ as a girls' name is of Old English, Greek and Old German derivation, and the name Ally means "noble, bright; man's defender; noble, exalted". Ally is a version, with the suffix -y, of Alberta (Old English): feminine of Albert. Ally is also a variant of Alexandra (Greek). Ally is also used as a form of Alice (Old German), Alison (Old German) and Allie.
Ally▼ has 42 more different relations via Alberta, Alexandra, Alice, Alison, Allie: Al, Aleka, Aleki, Alex▼, Alexa▲, Alexi, Alica, Alika, Aliki, Alis, Alisa▼, Alise, Alisz, Alix, Aliz, Allcen, Alle, Alles, Alless, Allexa, Allice, Allis, Alliss, Allix, Allsun, Allyce, Allys, Allyse, Allysia, Allyson▲, Allyssa▼, Alyce▼, Alys, Alysa▼, Alyse, Alyss, Anda, Elke, Ellsa, Elsa▲, Lesy and Lexy.Kreatif forms: Alaly, Alily, Allu. [more]
How popular is Ally?
Ally is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#19285 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Ally for girls. Ally was first listed in 1998 and reached its peak position of #417 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #736. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Ally and affiliated names. Alberta, Alex, Alexa (#63 from recent data), Alexandra (#92), Ali, Alica, Alice (#97), Alisa (#936), Alison (#289), Allie (#257), Allyson (#329), Allyssa, Alyce, Alysa, Alyse, Ellie (#55) and Elsa (#286) are the prominent related forms of Ally (#736 from recent data). Adoption of these relations of Ally reached its most widespread 16 (median #593) and is almost as widespread today (#618, ▼6%). Alexandra has been the most well-known version, though Ellie is now more frequently used, while versions like Alyce are now somewhat dated.
Thinking of names?
Ally▼ is pronounced similarly to Ailee, Ailli, Alaia, Alaya, Alayah▲, Aleea, Alia▲, Aliyah▲, Aliye, Alliah, Alya, Ayala, Eiley, Eily, Elia, Ila▼, Illia, Iola▼, Olia, Olla, Ollie▼, Ula, Yolley, Yula and Yulla. Other suggested similar baby names are Abby▲, Addy, Ady, Aggy, Agy, Ailyn, Alby, Alda▼, Alfa, Alfi, Alfy, Allfy, Allma, Allyda, Allyn, Allyna, Allynn, Allysa, Alta▼, Alva▼, Alvy, Alyx, Amaly, Amey, Arely▲, Arla, Arley, Arly, Arlyn, Billy▼, Cally, Daly, Delly, Dolly▼, Gilly, Hally, Hilly, Jilly, Joly, Jully, July, Kally, Kaly, Kelly▲, Lilly▲, Lily▲, Molly▲, Nelly, Sally▼ and Vally. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ally.