Ally

Ally - A very unique female name



  Mar 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ally appeared on the charts for the first time in 1987 on position #2420. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ally and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ally? 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 Ally. The baby girl name Ally was given to 460 baby girls in 2012, ranking #579 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,072 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ally peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1998 on position 411.



Famous with this name

Ally Sheedy
Ally Walker
Irshaad Ally


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Ally is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ally is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #260 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #1,175.

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 Ally is where you live.


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Ally origin and meaning

Ally is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Ally, pop culture references for the name Ally and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ally

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

Aaliyah / Allie / Aliyah / Ayla / Aleah / Ali / Aliya / Alia / Alayah / Alaya /

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
2012579
2011680
2010687
2009806
2008793
2007699
2006632
2005643
2004579
2003669
2002576
2001651
2000599
1999477
1998411
19971084
19962324
19952371
19943053
19932268
19922401
19903502
19892490
19883682
19872420

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama260
Wisconsin304
Kentucky315
Tennessee338
Idaho348
Michigan437
New Mexico461
Nebraska462
Utah483
Louisiana492
Missouri499
North Carolina503
Oklahoma519
Pennsylvania531
Massachusetts568
Minnesota585
Florida591
Mississippi592
Indiana598
Arizona604
Texas608
Arkansas620
Oregon620
Virginia630
California637
Colorado643
Kansas681
South Carolina690
Ohio735
Illinois772
Georgia884
New York967
Washington1085
New Jersey1175

Even more about Ally


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 Ally 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ally?

2 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
1998
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ally
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,072
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1987
2012 births +460

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