Allison Family History
Allison Name Meaning
English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English female personal name Alice Alis (see Allis ) + -son meaning ‘Alice's son’. English and Scottish: from the Middle English female personal name Alison a common pet form of Alice Alis. See Allis and compare Ellison . Scottish: in some cases a late variant of Allanson (see also Allinson ). Scottish: variant of Callison a shortened form of McAlison a Gaelic patronymic based on the personal name Alison (see 2 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022