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Alia (boy)

What does Alia mean?

Alia Pronunciation of Alia [alia] as a name for boys (also used more regularly as girls' name Alia) has its root in Arabic, and the name Alia means "high, exalted". Alia is an alternate form of Ali (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, high (great).


Creative forms:
(male) Ahia, Aldia, ..

(female) Alal, Alama, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alia Keegan (A.K.), ..

How popular is Alia?

Alia is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#42529 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ali (#325 a year ago) is the only popular alternative form of Alia (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Alia was more pronounced among parents in 2015 (#325). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ali in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alia is alike in pronunciation to Ahlois, Alley, Allie, Alois, Aly, Eelia, Eli, Elia, Elie, Eliu, Elli, Eloi, Elois, Eloy, Ely, Ilia, Ilie, Illya, Ilya, Ola, Ollie and Wylie. Other suggested similar names are Abda, Abia, Abie, Adlin, Afif, Ahim, Ailin, Akil, Akila, Al, Alair, Alba, Albis, Aldan, Aldo, Aled, Alex, Alfa, Alfie, Alfio, Alga, Aliard, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Aloin, Aloj, Alon, Alpin, Alric, Alta, Alva, Alvah, Alvar, Alvie, Alwin, Amias, Amil, Ani, Arian, Arin, Aris, Arlie, Asim, Atim, Avi, Avia, Aviah, Aviv, Azim, Aziz and Isia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alia.

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