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%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#150436 out of 150436, Top 100%). (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 the year 1998 (usage of 0.4728%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.3311%, down 30%), 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)