Ali - A very unique male name
Ali, meaning supreme, exalted, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1944 on position #1424. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ali and more.
With that position 1 in 1,963 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ali peaked in popularity 17 years ago in 2002 on position 321.
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Ali is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ali is currently topping the baby name charts in Michigan at position #87 - and is the least popular in Oklahoma at position #723.
Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ali is where you live.
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Ali origin and meaningAli is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means supreme, exalted. To see famous people named Ali, pop culture references for the name Ali and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Ali
We've found the following names that sound similar to Ali, sorted by popularity.Al / Allie / Aahil / Aly / Allah / Alaa / Aliou / Aaliyah / Aliyah /
Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better
understanding of how popular or unique this name is.
With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.
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Even more about Ali
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.