What does Allyson mean?
Allyson [allyson] as a name for girls (also used less generally as boys' name Allyson) has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Allyson is "noble, exalted". Allyson is a version of Alice (Old German). Allyson is also a derivative of Alison (Old German).
Allyson has 25 variants: Alicen, Alisan, Alisann, Alisanne, Alisoun, Alisson, Alisun, Allicen, Allicenne, Allisann, Allisanne, Allison▲, Allisoun, Allisson▼, Allisun, Allisunne, Allysann, Allysanne, Allysoun, Allysson, Alysan, Alysann, Alysanne, Alyson and Alysoun.
21 more alternative forms via Alice, Alison: Allcen, Alles, Alless, Allis, Alliss, Allissa, Allsun, Ally, Allyce, Allys, Allyse, Allysia, Allysiah, Allyssa▼, Alys, Alysa▼, Alyse, Alysia▼, Alyss, Alyssa▼ and Illyssa.Creative forms:
(female) Ailyson, Alason, ..
(male) Allyaron, Allymon, .. Middle name pairings:
Allyson Marin (A.M.), ..
How popular is Allyson?
Allyson is a very popular first name for females (#775 out of 4276, Top 18%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#150436 out of 150436, Top 100%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Allyson was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #186 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #359. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Alice (#87 in recent rankings), Alison (#338), Alisson (#915), Allison (#39), Allissa, Allisson, Ally (#869), Allyssa, Alys, Alysa, Alyse (#1689), Alysia, Alyson (#678) and Alyssa (#93) are the prominent varying forms of Allyson (#359 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Allyson were favored by parents during the years 1880-1889 (median #1837) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1137, 50.2% less usage). Alice is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Allison is now the most fashionable, while versions such as Alyssa have become less popular.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Addeson, Addison, Addyson, Adison▼, Adisson, Adyson▼, Ailyn, Alaysia, Alldona (see Alida), Alleen, Allessa, Allinor (see Eleanor), Allisa, Allisah, Allona, Allyda, Allydah (see Alida), Allyn, Allyna, Allynah, Allyne, Allynn, Allynne, Allysa, Allysah, Allyssha, Aloysia, Alyona, Alysha▼, Alysse, Arlyn, Arlynn, Arlys, Arlyse, Arlyss, Avlynn, Ellon and Madyson. These names tend to be less commonly used than Allyson.See names in meaning and etymology.