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Gender: F Origin of Alison: Norman French, diminutive of Alice Meaning of Alice: German, "noble" Alison's Popularity in 2012: #273

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Alison has been long popular in Scotland and widely used here since the fifties; this more feminine medieval derivative of Alice had long surpassed the original in popularity. But now sounds a tad dated in the U.S., with Alice having leapfrogged back over Alison, Alicia and other variations. Allison is the only variant still ahead of the stylish Alice, at Number 38.

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