Alyson is a variant form of Alice.
Alyson is also a variant spelling of the English, French, and Scottish Alison in the English language.
Alyson is a fairly popular baby name for girls. The name jumped in popularity from the 1960s up to the 1980s. Its usage peaked modestly in 1987 with 0.037% of baby girls being given the name Alyson. It ranked at #345 then. The baby name has since experienced a drop in frequency. In 2012, it ranked at #540 with a usage of 0.029%. Among the group of girl names directly linked to Alyson, Alice was the most commonly used. It was used 4 times more than Alyson in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Alyson include Alisen, Alison (English, French, and Scottish), Alisson (English), Alisun, Allison (English, French, and Scottish), Allisun, Allyson (English), Alceanah, Alceenah, Alceina, Alceinah, Alciena, Alcina (Italian), Alcinah, Alcmene, Alcyna, Alcynah, Alexande, Alexane, and Alexene (English).
† Pronunciation for Alyson: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Alyson is Actress Alyson Hannigan, born 24 March 1974.