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:
(female) Alaly, Allya, ..
(male) Allai, Allo, ..
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 1993 and reached its peak position of #417 in the U.S. in the year 1998, 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. Aili, Ala, Alberta, Alex (#1431 from recent data), Alexa (#63), Alexandra (#92), Alexi, Ali (#1077), Alica, Alice (#97), Alisa (#936), Alise, Alison (#289), Alix, Alla, Alli (#1956), Allice, Allie (#257), Allyson (#329), Allyssa, Alyce, Alys, Alysa, Alyse (#1489), Elli (#1728), Ellie (#55), Elsa (#286) and Lexy are the prominent related forms of Ally (#736 from recent data). Usage of these relations of Ally reached its most widespread 134 years ago (median #1582) and is somewhat lower today (#1338, ▼39%). Alice has been the most well-known version, though Ellie is now more frequently used, while versions like Alberta are now somewhat dated.
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 names are Abby, Addy, Ady, Aggy, Agy, Ailyn, Alby, Alda▼, Alfa, Alfi, Alfy (see Alfreda), 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.