Across the world, Ali (محمد , علي , Ali , along with others...) is a prevalent principally boy's, but very infrequently feminine given name. The given name Ali is habitual in Iraq, where it is a prevalent primarily boy's, but very seldom female name, Egypt, and Syria (explore the name in all countries). Measured by absolute frequency, it is the most numerous in Egypt, Iraq, and Pakistan. Likewise, Ali is the last name as well as the forename.
Ali is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!
|محمد, على, علي||Sudan, Yemen, Iraq, Egypt, Iran|
|Ali||Saudi Arabia, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Egypt|
|Али||Russia, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia|
|علی||Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iraq, Egypt, Iran|
Ali is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Ali Baba , the character from the folk tale Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, One Thousand and One Nights; Ali G , the fictional character created by Sacha Baron Cohen, Da Ali G Show; Eli Ayase , the fictional character from Love Live! School Idol Project; Ali , the fictional character from the television series Legends of Tomorrow and Ali , the character from the novel "The Count of Monte Cristo", and in many other works.
|abul-hasan al-hasan ibn ali Last ruler of Zirid dynasty 1121-1152, MA (b. 1109)|
|tachfin ben ali 6th Almoravid king (1143–1145), DZ (b. 1200)|
|ishaq ben ali Almoravid Emir (ruled 1147; died 1147), MA (b. 1200)|
|malik ghiyath al-din pir ali (b. 1350)|
|muzaffar ‛ali Persian painter and calligrapher, IR (b. 1520)|
|haider ali (b. 1722)|
|mir ghulam ali Indian military commander, IN (b. 1756)|
|badar ali (b. 1770)|
|tun mutahir bin tun ali Malaysian noble (b. 1803)|
|mahboob ali, sir, nizam of hyderabad khan Sixth Nizam of hyderabad (b. 1866)|
|umaru bin ali Nigerian traditional ruler, NG (b. 1824)|
|safdar ali Christian writer, IN (b. 1830)|
|tewabech ali Wife of Emperor of Ethiopia (1831-1858) (b. 1831)|
|khwaja yunus ali 20th-century Sufi saint (b. 1886)|
|mir laiq ali Prime Minister of Hyderabad State, IN (b. 1903)|