Name: Alys

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alys

  • Meaning:
    Noble kind; of the noble sort
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  • Meaning:
    Noble kind; of the noble sort
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    (AL iss)
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    English speaking countries
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    An old form of Alice used in England, which was in time contracted to Alse. By the middle of the 17th century it was regarded as an old-fashioned, country name and fell into general disuse, until its revival in the middle of the 19th century by the romance writers, often in the latinized form Alicia.

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