Aaliyah - girls name

Aaliyah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Aaliyah name meaning:

The name Aaliyah is of Arabic origin and has various meanings. One of the most common meanings of Aaliyah is "exalted" or "sublime." It is derived from the Arabic word "ali," which means "exalted" or "high." The name Aaliyah carries a sense of nobility and greatness, suggesting a person who is elevated or of high stature. It can also be interpreted as "ascending" or "rising," symbolizing someone who is constantly striving for improvement and growth.

Aaliyah is a beautiful and sophisticated name that conveys a sense of strength and grace. It has gained popularity in recent years, fueled by the success of the late American singer Aaliyah, who was known for her powerful vocals and unique style. The name Aaliyah is often chosen by parents who wish to give their daughter a name that reflects her potential for greatness and success. It is a name that carries a positive and empowering meaning, making it a fitting choice for a strong and ambitious girl.

Origin: Hebrew

Ascend, highly exalted.

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Overall UK ranking: 132 out of 5581

385 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (117)

Historical popularity of Aaliyah

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