What does Alea mean?
Alea /alea/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Alea's name origin is Hebrew, and Alea means "exalted, sublime". Alea is a version, with the suffix -ea, of Aliya (Hebrew): made popular by late singer Aaliyah.
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)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Alea and affiliated names. Aaliyah (#45 the previous year), Aleah (#423), Aleigha, Alia (#729), Aliya (#865) and Aliyah (#168) are the prominent alternative forms of Alea (unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.531%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.4617%, ▼13.1%), with the version Aliya becoming less fashionable. Aaliyah (#45), Aleah (#423), Alia (#729) and Aliyah (#168) are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, and there is also a revival in baby name usage for Alia. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Alea is alike in pronunciation to Aalya, Aila, Ailee, Ailey, Ala, Alah, Alaia, Alaya, Aley, Ali▼, Alie, Alla, Alley, Alli, Ally▼, Aloe, Alya, Ayla▲, Ela, Elia, Ella▲, Ila▼, Illa, Ola▼, Olia, Olla, Ula and Ulla. Other suggested similar baby names are Al, Alba▼, Alda▼, Aldea, Aleda, Aleka, Alena▲, Aleta▼, Alex▼, Alexa▲, Alfa, Alle, Alma▼, Aloha, Alta▼, Alva▼, Arlea, Clea and Klea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alea.