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.


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-)