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Gender: F Meaning of Allison: "noble" Origin of Allison: Scottish, diminutive of Alice Allison's Popularity in 2016: #49

Widely used here since the fifties, Allison -- a derivative of Alice -- has far surpassed the original in popularity, though now it's eclipsed by Addison. Alice itself is also rising again. Ellison -- another Allison-inspired variant -- is another fresh spin. For more, see Alison.

Famous People Named Allison

Allison Louise Crowe, Canadian musician
Allison Dubois, American psychic
Allison Iraheta, American singer
Allison Brooks Janney, American actress
Allison Mack, American actress
Allison Moorer, American country singer
Allison Munn, American actress
Allison Glenn Scagliotti, American actress
Allison Wolfe, American singer
Allison Rose "Alli" Speed, American YouTuber
Allison Smith, American actress and singer
Allison Rodgers Schmitt, American swimmer and Olympic medalist
Allison Edmonds, American reality TV star
Allison Beth Adler, American TV producer and writer
Allison Hayes, American actress and model
Allison Parks, (born Gloria Waldron), American model and actress
Allison Baver, American short track speed skater
Allison Williams, American actress, comedienne, and musician
Allison Balson, American actress and singer-songwriter
Allison Miller, American actress
Allison Miller, American musician
Allison Harvard, American model, artist, actress, and Internet celebrity
Allison Robertson, American guitarist for rock band "The Donnas"
Allison Alderson, American beauty queen
Allison Hossack, Canadian actress
Allison Holker, American dancer
Allison Fisher, English pro billiards and snooker player
Allison Melnick, American socialite and TV personality
Allison McKenzie, Scottish actress
Allison Cratchley, Australian actress
Allison Payne, American Emmy winner, anchorwoman, journalist, and public speaker
Allison Laura "Alli" Mauzey, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Allison

Allison Marie "Ally" McBeal, from television series 'Ally McBeal'
Allison Cameron, character in TV's 'House'
Allison Argent, character in TV's 'Teen Wolf'
Allison Quilt Designs, a quilt company
Allison MacKenzie, character in the Peyton Place series
Allison, character in the movie "Still Waiting..."
Allison Hendrix, clone in "Orphan Black"
Allison Reynolds, character in "The Breakfast Club"
Rose Allison Dinsmore, Elsie Dinsmore's step-mother
Allison, character in the movie "Hocus Pocus"
Allison, character in the web show 'Red vs. Blue'
Allison aka "Teacup", a main character from "The 5th Wave" book series by Rick Yancey