Baby Name Games

Allison February 16, 2007

Filed under: Girls A,Top 100 List — namegames @ 4:54 pm

United States Top 100       Girls


  • The name Allison was ranked 46 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
  • Allison first ranked on the girls’ charts in 1946 at 903. (Prior to that it was primarily a boys’ name.) It quickly increased in popularity until it broke into the top 100 at 99 in 1974. It reached and alltime high of 34 in 1994 and 1995. Since then it has gradually decreased in popularity and seems to be on its way out.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It has nickname variety, including Al, Allie and Allis.
  • It’s a modern way to use the name Alice.


  • Allison is an English form of Alice.

Alternate Spellings


Is your name Allison or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.


One Response to “Allison”

  1. Allison Says:

    Allison Is a grand name if I do say so myself. My family typically calls me Al.

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