Ali: Meaning of baby name Ali

Pronunciation: [A-li]

Gender of Ali: Male

Meaning of Ali: The Highest; The Greatest; Noble

Origin of Ali: Arabic

High, exalted. The name of the Prophet Muhammad's cousin and son-in-law, known as the first male convert to Islam. Muhammad Ali was the name adopted by boxer Cassius Clay when he converted to Islam.


Variant Forms:

NameMeaningGenderOrigin
AliaPrincess Of The Academics.FemaleEnglish

Famous People Named Ali:

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto served as both the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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Natalie Wood was a famous American television and film actress.

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Natalie Coughlin is an American swimmer and winner of twelve Olympic medals.

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Muhammad Ali is the legendary boxer became the first and only three-time lineal World Heavyweight Champion.

Mirza Fatali Akhundov was a renowned Azerbaijani writer, philosopher and founder of modern literary criticism.

Michael Palin is an English actor, comedian and television presenter.

Maurice Chevalier was a French actor and singer best known for the song ‘Thank Heaven for Little Girls’.

Marcel Khalife is a Lebanese musician and singer.

Khalil Gibran was a Lebanese-American writer and poet.

Khalil al-Wazir was a Palestinian leader and a prominent aide of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Chairman Yasser Arafat.

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Jean-Claude Duvalier was the President of Haiti who was infamous for his corrupt regime.

Jalil Mammadguluzadeh was a famous Azerbaijani writer and satirist.

Heydar Aliyev was the third President of Azerbaijan who served from October 1993 to October 2003.

Henry Tayali was a Zambian fine artist and sculptor.

Galileo Galilei was an Italian Astronomer and Scientist.

Dante Alighieri was a chief Italian poet of the middle ages.

Dalia Grybauskaitė is the President of Lithuania, and the first individual to be elected twice for the role.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-born Dutch activist and feminist.

Asif Ali Zardari was the country’s first democratically elected President and husband of late Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

Aruna Asaf Ali was an Indian freedom fighter who is best known for hoisting Indian National Congress flag at the Gowalia Tank maidan in Bombay during the Quit India Movement.

Antonin Scalia currently serves as the Associate Justice of United States.

Andreas Vesalius was a 16th century Flemish physician, widely referred to as the founding father of the modern human anatomy.

Alija Izetbegovic was a Bosniak activist and the first president of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Alicia Silverstone is a popular American actress and activist.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth was the eldest child of President Theodore Roosevelt.

Alice Paul was a women’s rights activist and a key figure of the 20th century women’s suffrage movement.

Alice Munro is a Man Booker International Prize winning writer from Canada.

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Ali Velshi is a television personality of Canada and presenter of the popular show ‘Real Money with Ali Velshi’.

Ali Khamenei is the current Supreme Leader of Iran, considered the most powerful political authority in the country.

Ali Akbar Khan was a great Hindustani classical musician.

Adam Malik was Indonesia’s third vice president and one of the pioneers of Indonesian journalism.

Aaliyah is popularly known as the Queen of Urban Pop.

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