Allison (name)


Allison (name)

Allison is a variant form of Alison, which may come from a medieval Norman nickname for Alice, meaning "noble", or from the Irish name "Iseult", meaning "fair lady". As a given name it is usually given to girls; during the year 2005, this name was one of the most popular names given to baby girls in Chicago, Illinois.Fact|date=October 2008 It is also a surname, which may have led to its use as a unisex given name. Infobox Given Name Revised
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People with this given name

*Willis Allison Carto, American far right political figure
*Allison Crowe, modern Canadian musician
*Allison Fisher, British snooker champion
*Allison Goldfrapp, British singer in the band Goldfrapp
*Allison Holker, American contemporary jazz dancer
*Alison Krauss, American bluegrass-country singer and fiddle player
*Allison Lozano, Mexican actress/ singer
*Allison Mack, German actress
*Allison Munn, American actress
*Allison Scagliotti-Smith, American actress
*Allison Smith, American actress
*Allison Tranquilli, Australian basketball player
*Allison Wolfe, an American musician

Lists of people with this given name

*Allison Taylor

Fictional characters

*Allison Taylor, cartoon character in the television series "The Simpsons"
*Allison Taylor, fictional President of the USA in the television series "24"
*Allison Vernon-Williams, female lead character on the movie "Cry-Baby"

People with this surname

*Bernard Allison, blues musician
*Bobby Allison, race car driver
*Davey Allison, race car driver
*David Wright Allison, Canadian politician
*Dean Allison, current Canadian politician
*Donnie Allison, race car driver
*Dorothy Allison, American novelist
*Dot Allison, Scottish singer/songwriter
*Graham T. Allison, American political scientist
*Jason Allison, professional ice hockey player
*James Allison, American lawyer and politician from Pennsylvania
*James A. Allison, American businessman and industrialist
*June Allyson, American film and television actress
*Luther Allison, blues musician
*Lyn Allison, Australian senator
*Malcolm Allison, English football manager
*Mose Allison, American jazz pianist and singer
*William Henry Allison, Canadian politician

Lists of people with this surname

* David * John * Robert Allison
* Allison family

ee also

*Allison (disambiguation page)
*Alison (name)
*Allyson
*Alyson (given name)


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