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What does Alyson mean?

Alyson Pronunciation of Alyson as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and Alyson means "noble, exalted". Alyson is a variant form of Alice (Old German). Alyson is also a form of Alison (Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH noble, exalted


VARIANTS Alysoun, Alysanne, Alysann, Alysan, Allysson, Allysoun, Allyson, Allysanne, Allysann, Allisunne, Allisun, Allisson, Allisoun, Allison, Allisanne, Allisann, Allicenne, Allicen, Alisun, Alisson, Alisoun, Alisanne, Alisann, Alisan, Alicen

OTHER FORMS VIA ALICE, ALISON Alis, Alisa, Alisah, Alise, Alisha, Alissa, Alisz, Allcen, Allsun, Allys, Allyse, Allysia, Allyssa, Alyce, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyss, Alyssa, Ilysa, Ilysah, Ilyssa, Ilysse



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How popular is Alyson?

Alyson is a very prominent first name for females (#981 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Alyson entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #359 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is currently at #887. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Allison (#69 FROM RECENT DATA), Alice (#71), Alyssa (#150), Alison (#400), Allyson (#560), Alisson (#909), Alisha (#957), Alisa (#1032), Alissa (#1182), Alise, Allisson, Allyssa, Alyce, Alys, Alysa, Alyse and Alysia are the prominent alternative forms of Alyson (#887) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Alyson were popular as baby names 20 years ago (ADOPTION OF 1.68%) and are now significantly less common (ADOPTION 0.7%, 58.2%), with versions such as Alice going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyson, Alice, Alisa, Alise, Alisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alison, Alissa, Alisson, Allison, Allisson in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allyson, Allyssa, Alyce, Alys, Alysa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyse, Alysia, Alyssa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Addison, Addyson, Adison, Adisson, Adyson, Affton, Afton, Agafon, Alaysia, Aldona, Aleen, Alesha, Alesia, Alessa, Alessi, Alesta, Alista, Alldona (see Alida), Alleen, Allona, Allyn, Allysa, Allysah, Almond, Aloe, Alona, Aloysia, Alsina, Alsyna, Alya, Alycia, Alyda, Alyna, Alynah, Alyne, Alynne, Alyona, Alyosha, Alysha, Alyssah, Alysse, Alyssia, Alyvia, Alyx, Alyza, Anyssa, Arlyn, Arlynn, Arlys, Arlyse, Arlyss, Aryn, Ashton, Aston, Auron, Ayden, Aylin, Ayn, Aysha, Ayslin, Ayslyn, Bryton, Carson, Cason, Elon, Karson, Kason, Larson, Lison, Madyson, Maison, Mason, Payton, Season and Shyvon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alyson.

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