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Origin: Germanic, English

Meaning: a medieval French diminutive of Alice with the suffix -on, which comes from the Germanic element adal meaning "noble".

Allison is also a English surname, a patrynomic name meaning "son of Allen" or "son of Ellis".


Variants:
  • Allison
  • Alyson
  • Allyson
  • Alicen
  • Alisoun (a medieval form of the name)



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