Allison

Allison - A very unique male name



  Aug 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Allison appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1097. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Allison and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Allison? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Allison. The baby boy name Allison was given to 20 baby boys in 2004, ranking #2173 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 88,503 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Allison peaked in popularity 93 years ago in 1926 on position 837.



Famous with this name

Allison Janney
Allison McAtee
Allison Scagliotti


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Allison is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Allison is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #242 - and is the least popular in Kentucky at position #242.

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 Allison is where you live.


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Allison origin and meaning

Allison is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Allison, pop culture references for the name Allison and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Allison

We've found the following names that sound similar to Allison, sorted by popularity.

Alexander / Alejandro / Alessandro / Alexandro / Alexzander / Alexandre / Aleksander / Alexandros / Alexsander / Alexande /

Name statistics


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.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20042173
19953063
19902728
19891908
19882389
19861493
19822043
19761649
19671540
19651546
19641259
19621458
19611322
19601032
19591259
19581458
19531563
19521452
19501521
19481548
19471572
19461286
19391415
19371467
19361221
19351507
19341153
19321542
19301053
19291620
19281412
1927900
1926837
19251124
19241009
19231333
19221255
19211282
19201156
19191143
19181216
1917879
19161099
19141120
19131097

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky242

Even more about Allison


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Allison a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Allison?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1926
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Allison
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 88,503
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1913
2004 births +20

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