What does Alia mean?
Alia [alia] as a name for girls (also used less widely as boys' name Alia) is of Hebrew origin, and Alia means "exalted, sublime". Alia is a version of Aliya (Hebrew): made popular by late singer Aaliyah.
Associated with: exalted.
(female) Arlia, Auia, ..
(male) Alama, Alar, .. Middle name pairings:
Alia Maritza (A.M.), ..
How popular is Alia?
Alia is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2287 out of 4276, Top 53%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#42529 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Alia entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #612 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Alia (#612 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000 are Aaliyah (#48 in 2015), Alea, Aleah (#445), Aleeyah, Aleigha (#1156), Aliah (#1006), Aliya (#930) and Aliyah (#163). These forms of Alia reached the top of their popularity less than a decade ago (median #861) and are almost as popular today (#928, ▼15.5%). The more fashionable birth names in this compilation are Aaliyah, Aleah, Alia, Aliah and Aliyah.
Alia▲ is alike in pronunciation to Aalya, Ailli, Ala, Alaia▲, Alaya▲, Ali, Allie▲, Aloe, Elah, Ella▲, Elli, Ellia, Ellie▲, Elly, Ila▼, Illa, Illia, Iola▼, Ola▼, Olla, Oula, Willa▲, Yola, Yolie and Yuliya. Other suggested similar names are Abia, Adia, Afia, Al, Alba, Albia, Alda▼, Alfa, Alica, Alida▼, Alika, Alima, Alina▲, Alis, Alisa▼, Alita, Alix, Aliz, Aliza▲, Alle, Alma▼, Aloha, Alta▼, Alva▼, Amia▲, Ania, Aria▲, Asia▼, Avia and Azia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alia.See names in meaning and etymology.