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Origin

  • Irish, Scottish

Meaning/history

  • noble,
  • honest

Nicknames

  • Ali,
  • Al

Interesting Alisons

  • Alison Moyet (Singer),
  • Alison Goldfrapp, composer and singer,
  • Alison Lester, author and illustrator,
  • Alison Brie, actor

Unfortunate Alisons

  • Alison Cross, the witch of the eponymous folk song.

Alison goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Jane,
  • Claire,
  • Louise,
  • Elizabeth,
  • Jayne

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  • People of all ages
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