What does Aliah mean?
Aliah /ali-ah/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Aliah's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Aliah is "exalted, sublime". Aliah is an alternate form of Aliya (Hebrew): made popular by late singer Aaliyah. Compare last name Alie.
How popular is Aliah?
Aliah is a rare first name for females. Aliah is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Aliah and associated names. Popular variation forms of Aliah (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Aaliyah (#45 last year), Aliyah (#168), Aleah (#423), Alia (#729), Aliya (#865) and Aleigha. Variants like Allia are seldom used. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.531%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.4617%, down 13.1%), with the form Aliya becoming less stylish. Aleah (#423), Alia (#729), Aaliyah (#45) and Aliyah (#168) are four of the more trendy baby names in this list, with Alia having a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Aliah is alike in pronunciation to Ala, Alah, Alaia, Alayah▲, Ali▼, Alie, Alla, Alya, Elah, Elia and Olia. Other recommended similar baby names are Abiah, Adiah, Alicah, Alidah, Alikah, Alisah, Alizah, Almah, Alvah, Amiah, Ariah▲, Asiah and Aviah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aliah.