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What does Aaliyah mean?

Aaliyah Pronunciation of Aaliyah as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Aaliyah is "exalted, sublime". Aaliyah is an alternate spelling of Aliya (Hebrew): made popular by late singer Aaliyah.

ASSOCIATED WITH -yah, exalted


VARIANTS Alliah, Aliye, Aliyah, Aliah, Alia, Aleigha, Aleeyah, Aleea, Aleah, Alea, Aaliya




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How popular is Aaliyah?

Aaliyah is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Aaliyah is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Aaliyah was first listed in 1994 and reached its top rank of #36 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is currently at #48. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aaliyah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aaliyah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Aliyah (#163 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Aleah (#445), Alia (#612), Aliya (#930), Aliah (#1006), Aleigha (#1156), Alea and Aleeyah are the prominent variation forms of Aaliyah (#48) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Aaliyah were at the apex of their popularity in the year 2012 (USAGE OF 0.74%) and are almost as common today (USAGE 0.62%, 16% LESS). The more fashionable baby names among these are Aaliyah, Alia, Aleah, Aliah and Aliyah.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aaliyah, Alea, Aleah, Aleeyah, Aleigha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alia, Aliah, Aliya, Aliyah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aaliyah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aaliyah is pronounced similarly to Aalya, Alah, Alaya, Alayah, Alya and Yuliya. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alicah, Alidah, Alikah, Alisah, Alizah, Allidah, Allinah, Allisah, Amaliya, Amiyah, Aniyah, Ariyah, Daliah, Daliya, Daliyah, Dalyah, Galilah, Giliyah, Halimah, Haniyah, Jaliyah, Kalilah, Laliah, Maiyah, Safiyah, Salimah and Taliah. Like Aaliyah, these names are not frequently used.

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