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pinWhat does Aliyah mean?

Aliyah /aliyah/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Aliyah's root is Hebrew, and Aliyah means "exalted, sublime". Aliyah is a variant form, with the suffix -h, of Aliya (Hebrew): made popular by late singer Aaliyah.


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

Aliyah has 2 more alternative forms via Aliya: Aleana and Allia.

Kreatif forms: Aialiyah, Aliyahla, Aliyahva. [more]

pinHow popular is Aliyah?

Aliyah is an uncommon given name for women. Aliyah is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Aliyah for girls. Aliyah entered the list in 1994 and reached its peak position of #133 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #168. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aliyah name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Aliyah and corresponding names. Aaliyah (#45 a year ago), Aleah (#423), Aleigha, Alia (#729) and Aliya (#865) are the popular alternative forms of Aliyah (#168 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at 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 form Aliya becoming less fashionable. Aaliyah (#45), Aleah (#423), Alia (#729) and Aliyah (#168) are four of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation, with Alia going through a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Aliyah is alike in pronunciation to Alah, Alaya, Alayah and Alya. Other suggested similar baby names are Alicah, Alidah, Alikah, Alisah, Alizah, Amiyah, Aniyah and Ariyah. Like Aliyah, these names are not frequently used.