Colors Related to this Name: Yellow, Orange and Gold

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Determined

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #34 in 2013 and #38 in 2014.

Famous People

Allison Williams (TV Actress), Allison Janney (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Allison Mack (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Allison Scagliotti (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Allison Harvard (Movie Actress), Allison Miller (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Allison Munn (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Allison Tolman (TV Actress)


In English

Origin: From a Middle English diminutive form of Alan, Alexander or Alice +‎ -son.


-( female name -comes from the Germanic language-) taken into general use in the 1940s; usually interpreted as a spelling variant of Alison.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name; mostly of persons born before 1950.

-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-)