Meaning of Ali
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Ali has the following meaning:
The exalted one. or "The great one." A name distinctive to the muslim community, similar to "Ahmad" and "Abdul".
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby boy name, Ali is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 361 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Ali rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 25 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 372 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Ali in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Ali is pronounced as ah-lee
We think the name Ali should fall under the following style category: Biblical
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Ali to be: A tall chap who is self-confident and daring
In one word, you might describe Ali as a(n) "self-assured
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