Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. AL-i-sən
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Meaning & History

Means "son of Alan" or "son of Alexander" (as well as other given names beginning with Al).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAleksandrov(Bulgarian) Alexandersen, Sander(Danish) Sander(German) Sándor(Hungarian) Alexandersson(Icelandic) Mac Alastair, McAlister(Irish) Alessandri(Italian) Alexandersen(Norwegian) Alexandrescu(Romanian) Aleksandrov(Russian) Alan, Allan, Allen, Mac Alastair, McAlister, Saunders(Scottish) Alexandersson, Alexanderson(Swedish)
Given Name DescendantAllison(English)

Entry updated November 20, 2020