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Alia (girl)

What does Alia mean?

Alia Pronunciation of 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.


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

2 more related forms via Aliya: Aleana and Allia.

Creative forms:
(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)

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

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

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.

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.

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