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What does Aliah mean?

Aliah Pronunciation of Aliah [ali-ah] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Aliah is "exalted, sublime". Aliah is an alternate form of Aliya (Hebrew): made popular by late singer Aaliyah.

Associated with: exalted.


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

2 more relations via Aliya: Aleana and Allia.

Creative forms:
(female) Aliahi, Aliar, ..

(male) Alial, Aliash, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aliah Raelynn (A.R.), ..

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. Demographics)

Aliah entered the list in 1995 and reached its highest rank of #1006 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Aliah (#1006 from recent data) listed in the Top 2000 are Aaliyah (#48 from recent data), Aliyah (#163), Aleah (#445), Alia (#612), Aliya (#930), Aleigha (#1156), Alea and Aleeyah. Other variants, like Aleea, are seldom used. These forms of Aliah were favored as birth names in the year 2012 (average #861) and are almost as popular today (#928, 15.5%). The trendier baby names here are Aaliyah, Alia, Aleah, Aliah and Aliyah.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Aliah is alike in pronunciation to Aalya, Aila, Aili, Alah, Alais, Alaya, Aley, Ali, Alley, Alli, Allie, Aloe, Alya, Ela, Elah, Eli, Elia, Ella, Eulia, Ila, Ili, Illia, Ula, Ulla and Yulia. Other recommended names are Abia, Abiah, Addiah, Adia, Adiah, Adivah, Adrah, Afia, Ailish, Ailith, Aisiah, Alba, Alda, Aldith, Alfa, Alica, Alicah, Alice, Alidah, Alikah, Aliki, Alima, Aline, Alisah, Alise, Alisha, Alisz, Alix, Alizah, Almah, Almitah (see Almeda), Alvah, Alvar, Alynah, Amia, Amiah, Amirah, Aria, Ariah, Ariyah, Ashiah, Asiah, Atifah, Avia, Aviah, Azia, Blimah, Elizah, Peliah and Taliah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aliah.

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