What does Allyson mean?
Allyson \a-lly-son\ as a name for girls (also used less generally as boys' name Allyson). Allyson's root is Old German, and the meaning of Allyson is "noble, exalted". Allyson is a derivative 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.
Allyson▲ has 46 more alternative forms via Alice, Alison: Alais, Alaisa, Alis, Alisa▼, Alisah, Alise, Alisha▼, Alissa▼, Alisz, Alla, Allcen, Allcenne, Allecia, Alleece, Alles, Alless, Alli, Allice, Allicea, Allie▲, Allis, Alliss, Allissa, Allsun, Ally▼, Allyce, Allyceea, Allys, Allyse, Allysia, Allysiah, Allyssa▼, Alyce▼, Alys, Alysa▼, Alyse, Alysia▼, Alyss, Alyssa▲, Ellissa, Ellsa, Illyssa, Ilysa, Ilysah, Ilyssa and Ilysse.
Allyson is a very popular first name for females (#775 out of 4276, Top 18%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Allyson for girls. Allyson was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #186 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #329. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Allyson and affiliated names. Alice (#97 in 2014), Alisa (#936), Alisha (#895), Alison (#289), Alissa (#855), Alisson (#938), Allie (#257), Allison (#38), Allisson, Ally (#736), Allyssa, Alyce, Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyson (#595) and Alyssa (#76) are the prominent varying forms of Allyson (#329 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity in 1998 and have become much less widespread since, with forms like Alisha, Alissa, Alisson, Allisson and Alysa becoming somewhat outmoded. The most trendy girl names in this compilation are Alice (#97), Alison (#289), Allie (#257), Allison (#38) and Alyssa (#76), with Alice and Allie undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)