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What does Alea mean?

Alea Pronunciation of Alea [alea] as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and Alea means "exalted, sublime". Alea is a version of Aliya (Hebrew): made popular by late singer Aaliyah.

Associated with: exalted.


Alea has 11 variants: Aaliya, Aaliyah, Aleah, Aleea, Aleeyah, Aleigha, Alia, Aliah, Aliyah, Aliye and Alliah.

2 more relations via Aliya: Aleana and Allia.

Creative forms:
(female) Alsa, Axea, ..

(male) Alao, Alel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alea Mabel (A.M.), ..

How popular is Alea?

Alea is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#84310 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Alea was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex position of #1229 in the U.S. in 1999, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Aaliyah (#48 the previous year), Aleah (#445), Aleeyah, Aleigha (#1156), Alia (#612), Aliah (#1006), Aliya (#930) and Aliyah (#163) are the prominent alternative forms of Alea rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Alea were popular with parents in the year 2012 (usage of 0.74%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.62%, 15.5%). The more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Aaliyah, Aleah, Alia, Aliah and Aliyah.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alea, Aaliyah, 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

Alea is alike in pronunciation to Aila, Aili, Ailie, Ailli, Alaia, Alie, Alla, Alley, Allie, Ally, Alya, Ayala, Ayla, Ela, Elli, Ellia, Elly, Eulia, Iola, Ola, Olia, Olla, Ula, Yulia and Yulla. Other suggested similar names are Adda, Al, Alba, Alby, Alda, Aldea, Aleda, Aleka, Alena, Alesha, Aleta, Alex, Alexa, Alexea, Alfa, Alfy (see Alfreda), Alis, Alisa, Alle, Allena, Alma, Aloha, Alta, Altha, Alura, Alva, Alyna, Amya, Ardea, Arlea, Arlean, Arlena, Arna, Asela, Aura, Ava, Aveza, Aza, Azalea, Bea, Claea, Clea, Gaea, Klea, Kylea, Lea, Nea, Rhea, Tea and Thea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alea.

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