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Alia (girl)

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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.


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

Alia has 2 more related forms via Aliya: Aleana and Allia.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Arlia, Auia, ..

(male) Alama, Aliato, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Alia for girls. Alia entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #724 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #729 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Alia and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Alia (#729 in 2014) appearing in the Top 2000 are Aaliyah (#45 in 2014), Alea, Aleah (#423), Aleeyah, Aleigha (#1066), Aliah (#1319), Aliya (#865) and Aliyah (#168). These forms of Alia reached the top of their popularity less than a decade ago (median #861) and are almost as popular today (#957, 13.8%). Aaliyah, Aleah, Alia and Aliyah are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these.

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

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

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

Similar Names


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.