Gender / Sex: boy (Allison's also a girl name)
Meaning: son of the noble
Sounds Like: Allyson, Allson, Allisoun, Ellison
Similar Names: Addison, Adison, Allon, Allin, Alanson, Albion, Alisson, Allston, Allton, Ellyson, Ellson, Elison
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 495
Allison \a-lli-son\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Allison), is a variant of Alison (Old English), and the meaning of Allison is "son of the noble".
The baby name Allison sounds like Allyson, Allson, Allisoun and Ellison. Other similar baby names are Addison, Adison, Allon, Allin, Alanson, Albion, Alisson, Allston, Allton, Ellyson, Ellson and Elison.
Allison is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#495 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)