Scottish, diminutive of Alice

Allison Origin and Meaning

The name Allison is a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "noble".
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.
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Allison Popularity

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Famous People Named Allison

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Allison in Pop Culture

  • Allison DuBois from television series 'Medium'
  • Allison Marie "Ally" McBealfrom television series 'Ally McBeal'
  • Allison Cameroncharacter in TV's 'House'
  • Allison Argentcharacter in TV's 'Teen Wolf'
  • Allison Quilt Designsa quilt company
  • Allison MacKenziecharacter in the Peyton Place series
  • Allisoncharacter in the movie "Still Waiting..."
  • Allison Hendrixclone in "Orphan Black"
  • Allison Reynoldscharacter in "The Breakfast Club"
  • Rose Allison DinsmoreElsie Dinsmore's step,mother
  • Allisoncharacter in the movie "Hocus Pocus"
  • Allisoncharacter in the web show 'Red vs. Blue'
  • Allison aka "Teacup"a main character from "The 5th Wave" book series by Rick Yancey
  • Allison Hargreeves aka "Number Three" from the Netflix series "The Umbrella Academy"