What does Allie mean?
Allie [al-lie] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Allie) is of Old German, Old English and Greek derivation, and Allie means "precious; noble, bright; man's defender, warrior". Allie is an alternate spelling of Alan (Old German): from Adal. Allie is also a variant of Albert (Old English): from an Old French name. Allie is also used as a variant of Alexander (Greek).
Allie▼ has 1 variant: Alley.
38 more alternative forms via Alan, Albert, Alexander: Ailin, Al▼, Alain, Alair, Aland, Alann, Alano, Albie, Alec▼, Aleco, Alejo, Alek, Aleko, Alen, Alex, Alexei, Alexi, Alexio, Alexis▼, Alic, Alicio, Alick, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allain, Allan▼, Allayne, Allen▼, Alleyn, Alleyne, Allin, Allister, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun and Alyn.Creative forms:
(male) Allied, Atlie, ..
(female) Alai, Alaw, .. Middle name pairings:
Allie Jesus (A.J.), ..
How popular is Allie?
Allie is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#15088 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Allie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #354 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Allie listed in the Top 2000 are Al, Alain, Alan (#167 a year ago), Albert (#440), Alec (#455), Alek (#1313), Alen, Alex (#134), Alexander (#8), Alexi, Alexis (#343), Alix, Allan (#656), Allen (#349) and Allyn. Usage of these relations of Allie reached its peak in 1995 (average #949) and is somewhat less today (#1116, 37% less usage), with forms such as Allie becoming less in vogue. Alexander is the most trendy boy name here.
Allie▼ is pronounced similarly to Ahlois, Ali▲, Alia, Alois▼, Aly, Eelia, Eli▲, Elia, Elie, Eliu, Elli, Eloi, Elois, Ilia, Ilie, Illya, Olley, Ollie▼, Wallie, Willi, Willie▼ and Wylie. Other suggested similar names are Abbie, Abie, Able, Acie, Acklie, Adlin, Alaire, Albin▼, Albis, Aldin, Aldis, Alfie, Alfio, Alfre, Algie, Algis, Allcen, Alldo (see Aldo), Allex, Allmer, Allric, Alpin, Alpine, Alric, Aluin, Alvie▼, Alvin▼, Alvis, Alvise, Alwin, Alwis, Ambie, Andie, Angie, Ardie, Arie, Arlie▼, Arlin, Arnie, Artie▼, Arvie, Ashlie, Atlee, Atli, Audie, Augie, Billie▼, Collie, Erlie, Hallie▼, Hillie, Rollie▼ and Sollie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Allie.See names in meaning and etymology.