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Origin and Meaning of Alys

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Malaysia says the name Alys means "A person who really enjoy her life ,".
  2. A submission from Netherlands says the name Alys means "Brave" and is of Dutch origin.
  3. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Alys is of Welsh origin and means "Nobel".
  4. A submission from Zimbabwe says the name Alys means "Love".
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Notable Persons Named Alys

Notable Persons Named Alys

Alys Fowler

Alys Pearsall Smith

Alys Robi

Alys Robi was a music of latin america musician. She plays Vocals. Her career lasted from 1930 to 2011. Alys was given the name Alice Robitaille on February 3rd, 1923 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. She breathed her last breath on May 28th, 2011.

Alice Ross-King

Alice Ross-King was a nurse. Alice was given the name Alys Ross King on August 5th, 1887 in Ballarat. Alice is also known as Alice Appleford. She died on August 17th, 1968.

Alys Clare

Alys was born in 1944.


Alys is royalty. Alys was born as the child of Louis VII of France and Constance of Castile on October 4th, 1160.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Alys

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alys

Francis Alÿs

Francis was given the name Francis de Smedt in 1959 in Antwerp.


Alys is royalty. Alys was born as the child of Louis VII of France and Constance of Castile on October 4th, 1160.


Fun Facts about the name Alys

  • How Popular is the name Alys? Alys is the 9,501st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alys have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,233 babies born with the first name Alys in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alys to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alys? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alys first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alys is Tuesday, July 9th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Alys born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alys was in 1920 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Alys Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alys is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Alys: The name spelled backwards is Syla. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ylas. How do you pronounce that?
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