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Alley (girl)

What does Alley mean?

Alley Pronunciation of Alley as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Alley) is an alternate form of Allie: contraction of Alfreda.



VARIANTS Ally, Alli, Ali, Aley

(female) Alay, ..

(male) Alel, ..

Alley Itzayana (A.I.), ..

How popular is Alley?

Alley is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#2321 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Alley (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Ali (#1841 A YEAR AGO), Alli, Allie (#350) and Ally (#1274). These forms of Alley were favored in the year 2011 (AVERAGE #689) and are now significantly less common (#1366, DOWN 52%), with forms such as Alli becoming less in vogue. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alley is pronounced similarly to Aaliya, Aila, Ailee, Ailey, Aili, Ailie, Ailli, Alea, Aleah, Aleea, Alia, Aliya, Alla, Allia, Alliah, Allie, Aloe, Alya, Ayla, Eily, Illa, Illia, Olla, Ollie and Yolley. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adalley, Addey, Adey, Adley, Aimey, Alby, Alcee, Aleen, Alex, Alfy (see Alfreda), Alle, Alleda, Alleen, Allene, Alles, Alless, Alleyne, Allfry (see Alfreda), Allfy, Allis, Allma, Alvy, Amey, Ansley, Arlea, Arlee, Arlen, Arlet, Arley, Arly, Ashley, Cloey, Coley, Ellsey, Haley, Holley, Joley, Juley, Kaley, Kelley, Kiley, Kyley, Lilley, Molley, Nelley, Polley, Raley, Riley, Ryley and Salley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alley.