Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Supreme
Main Origin Language: Arabic
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In 2017 the name Ali...

• was given to 1,111 baby boys
• was the 310th most popular name for baby boys
• was 42% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Michigan, New York, and New Jersey
• a unisex name which was given to boys 90% of the time
• was about as popular as Keegan and Ellis
Babies Named Ali Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Ali...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1951
• is 5799% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 90% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Abraham, Ahmed, Hussein, Talia, Alia, Alena
• has the most opposite popularity history to Steven, Michael, Peter, Janette, Antoinette, Colleen
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Ali Per State
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Geographically the name Ali...

• 45% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Hussein, Saleh, Hassan, Mariam, Layan, Rawan
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Asher, Maddox, Greyson, Piper, Brooklyn, Addison
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Ali by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Ali are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Ali will be the only kid named Ali in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Ali compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Ali rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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