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What does Alys mean?

Alys Pronunciation of Alys [alys] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Alys is "noble, exalted". Alys is an alternate form of Alice (Old German).

Associated with: noble, exalted.


Alys has 16 variants: Aleece, Alis, Alise, Aliz, Alleece, Alless, Allice, Allis, Alliss, Allyce, Allys, Allyse, Alyce, Alyse, Alyss and Ilysse.

36 more alternative forms via Alice: Ailie, Ala, Alais, Alaisa, Ali, Alica, Alie, Alika, Aliki, Alisa, Alisah, Alisan, Alisha, Alison, Alissa, Alisz, Alla, Alles, Alli, Allie, Allsun, Ally, Allysia, Allyson, Allyssa, Alysa, Alysia, Alyson, Alyssa, Elke, Elli, Ellsa, Elsa, Ilysa, Ilysah and Ilyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Alysi, Arys, ..

(male) Alas, Alasa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alys Kinslee (A.K.), ..

How popular is Alys?

Alys is an uncommon first name for females. Alys is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Alys was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #1555 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alys name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alys outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ala, Ali (#1278 a year ago), Alica, Alice (#87), Alisa (#1037), Alise, Alisha (#919), Alison (#338), Alissa (#942), Alla, Alli, Allice, Allie (#255), Ally (#869), Allyson (#359), Allyssa, Alyce, Alysa, Alyse (#1689), Alysia, Alyson (#678), Alyssa (#93), Elli and Elsa (#487) are the popular varying forms of Alys. Other forms, like Ailie, are uncommon. These forms of Alys reached the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 2.3%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.77%, 66.7% less), with forms such as Alice becoming less trendy. Allie is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alys, Ala, Ali, Alice, Alisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alise, Alisha, Alison, Alissa, Alla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alli, Allice, Allie, Ally, Allyson in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allyssa, Alyce, Alysa, Alyse, Alysia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyson, Alyssa, Elli, Elsa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alica, Alice, Alisha, Alison, Alyssa, Elsa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alys is pronounced similarly to Ailis, Alease, Alisse, Alize, Aloise, Alysse, Eilis, Elis, Elise, Eliz, Ellis, Ellyse, Eloyse, Elyce, Elyse, Elysse, Ilise, Ilyse and Wallys. Other recommended names are Aalya, Ady, Agy, Agye, Ailyn, Al, Alah, Alaya, Alba, Alby, Alda, Aldis, Alea, Alex, Aley, Alfi, Alfy (see Alfreda), Alia, Alix, Aliye, Alle, Allyn, Allysa, Alma, Aloe, Alta, Alva, Alvy, Alya, Alyda, Alyna, Alyne, Alysan, Alysha, Alyx, Alyza, Amy, Amya, Amye, Anis, Annys, Anya, Anyu, Ardys, Arly, Arlyn, Arlys, Arlyss, Arya, Aryn, Asya, Aya, Ayn, Dilys, Erys and Lys. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alys.

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