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What does Alaia mean?

Alaia Pronunciation of Alaia as a girls' name is pronounced ah-LAY-ah. It is of Arabic, Hebrew and Basque origin, and the meaning of Alaia is "exalted, sublime; to ascend; joyful".


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, exalted, joyful


VARIANTS Alaya, Alayah

(female) Alaie, ..

(male) Alao, ..

Alaia Jolee (A.J.), ..

How popular is Alaia?

Alaia is a rare first name for females. Alaia is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Alaia entered the list in 2015 and reached its top rank of #581 in the U.S. in the year 2018. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Alayah (#530 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Alaya (#616) are the prominent related forms of Alaia (#581) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Alaia were at the height of their popularity in 2018 (ADOPTION OF 0.09%). Alaya has been the most prominent, though Alayah is currently more frequently used.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alaia, Alaya, Alayah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alaia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alaia is alike in pronunciation to Aila, Aili, Ailie, Ailli, Ala, Alah, Ali, Aliah, Alie, Aliyah, Alla, Alley, Allia, Allie, Ally, Aloe, Ayala, Ela, Eli, Ella, Ellia, Eulia, Olla, Ulla and Yulia. Other recommended sound-alike names are Acacia, Acadia, Adala, Adara, Aglaia, Alaida, Alaina, Alaine, Alair, Alaisa, Alala, Alana, Alanis, Alanza, Alaula, Alba, Albia, Albina, Alda, Alena, Aletia, Alexia, Alica, Alicia, Alida, Alima, Alina, Alisa, Allana, Allda, Allina, Almida, Almina, Aloha, Aloisa, Alona, Alta, Althaia, Alva, Alysa, Alzina, Amaia, Amata, Amaya, Anafa, Anaka, Aria, Auria, Elvia and Flavia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alaia.

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