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pinWhat does Alia mean?

Alia /alia/ [3 sylls.] 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. Alie is a familiar surname.


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: Aliaai, Aliaau, Aualia. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Alia for girls. Alia entered the list in 1995 and reached its highest position of #724 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #729 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 1000 are Aaliyah (#45 in 2014), Aleah (#423), Aleigha, Aliya (#865) and Aliyah (#168). These girl names reached the top 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 among these, and there is also a rebound in baby name usage for Alia. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alia, Aaliyah, Aleah, Aleigha, Aliya, Aliyah in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Alia is alike in pronunciation to Aalya, Aila, Aili, Ailie, Ala, Alah, Alaia, Alais, Alaya, Aley, Ali, Alie, Alla, Alli, Allie, Ally, Aloe, Alya, Ayla, Ela, Eli, Elia, Ella, Ellia, Eulia, Ila, Illa, Illia, Ola, Olia, Olla, Ula, Ulla and Yulia. Other suggested similar baby 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.