Meaning and name origin
Allyson \a-lly-son\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Allyson), is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Allyson is "noble, exalted". Allyson is a variant of Alice (Old German): variant of the Old French name Adeliz, from Adelaide. Also a variant of Alison (Old German): Norman French diminutive form of Alice.
Allyson▲ has 23 variant forms: Alicen, Alisan, Alisann, Alisanne, Alisoun, Alisun, Allicen, Allicenne, Allisann, Allisanne, Allison▲, Allisoun, Allisun, Allisunne, Allysann, Allysanne, Allysoun, Allysson, Alysan, Alysann, Alysanne, Alyson▲, Alysoun.
Allyson is a very popular first name for females (#775 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Allyson for girls. Allyson reached its highest rank of #186 in the U.S. in 1998. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Allyson and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Allison (#38), Alice (#97), Alison (#289), Allyson (#329) and Alyson (#595). (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Allsun. This name tends to be less commonly used than Allyson.