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.
(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)
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)
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.
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.