What 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.
How 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)
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)
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.