Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Noble Kind
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Alison Boy)

In 2017 the name Alison...

• was given to 812 baby girls
• was the 382nd most popular name for baby girls
• was 30% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in California, Oklahoma, and Texas
• was about as popular as Chelsea and Skyler
Babies Named Alison Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Alison...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1979
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 76% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 44% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Charissa, Cara, Nicole, Antoine, Antione, Jerrod
• has the most opposite popularity history to Selma, Georgia, Cecelia, Darwin, Eddy, Wiley
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alison Per State
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Geographically the name Alison...

• 50% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Alondra, Jennifer, Alexia, Mario, Mathew, Cesar
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Anna, Amelia, Stella, Landon, Jackson, Thomas
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Alison by the Baby Name Institute

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• What are the chances a kid named Alison will be the only kid named Alison in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Alison compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Alison rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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