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pinWhat does Aliyah mean?

Aliyah /aliyah/ 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 1 more alternative form via Aliya: 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 relations of Aliyah were popular in the year 2012 (adoption of 0.531%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.462%, 13.1%), but with the form Aliya becoming less fashionable. Aaliyah has been the top favorite, although Alia seems to be getting popular too.

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.

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Aliyah is alike in pronunciation to Aalya, Aila, Ala, Alah, Alaia, Alaya, Alayah, Aley, Ali, Alie, Alla, Ally, Alya, Eilah, Elah, Elia, Olia and Yuliya. Other suggested similar baby names are Abijah, Acimah, Adiah, Adibah, Adinah, Adivah, Aidah, Alanah, Alenah, Aleynah, Alica, Alicah, Alida, Alidah, Aliezah, Alikah, Alima, Alina, Alisa, Alisah, Alissah, Alita, Aliza, Alizah, Allidah, Allinah, Allisah, Allydah, Allynah, Allysah, Almidah, Almirah, Almitah, Aloha, Alvah, Alydah, Alynah, Amiah, Amicah, Amirah, Amiya, Amiyah, Anisah, Aniyah, Ariah, Ariya, Ariyah, Asiah, Asyah, Avivah, Ayisah, Blimah, Daliyah, Elisah, Elizah, Glilah and Maiyah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aliyah.