Surname distribution maps for Alison

There are approximately 2,320 people named Alison in the UK. That makes it the 4,008th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 37 are named Alison.

Alison in the 1881 Census

Alison in the 21st Century

The maps, if available, show both where there are more people named Alison and where they are most concentrated.

The distributions are shown by means of coloured dots centred on the various British counties. The dots relate to the county as a whole, not to any specific location within the county.

For the 1881 census, the counties used are those which existed at the time and were recorded on the census data. For the 21st century stats, the traditional or ceremonial counties are used in order to avoid distortions caused by unitary authority cities.

The darker the colour, the more people in that county are named Alison.

The larger the dot, the greater the proportion of people in that county are named Alison.

Hovering over the dots will give you the individual statistics for that county.