Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Noble
Main Origin Language: Scottish
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In 2017 the name Allison...

• was given to 4,017 baby girls
• was the 60th most popular name for baby girls
• was 26% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Texas, Maryland, and Arizona
• was least popular in Wyoming, Alaska, and Vermont
• was about as popular as Kinsley and Maya
Babies Named Allison Born Per Year
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(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 Allison...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1995
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 1069% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 28% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Alyson, Ilana, Chassidy, Johnathan, Montez, Britton
• has the most opposite popularity history to Lenora, Lucinda, Della, Boyd, Roland, Hugh
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Allison Per State
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Geographically the name Allison...

• 25% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Andrea, Melanie, Genesis, Angel, Carlos, Ian
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Adeline, Clara, Eleanor, Tanner, Finn, Wyatt
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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 Allison by the Baby Name Institute

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