Gender Feminine
Scripts عالية(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. ‘A-lee-yah(Arabic)
ə-LEE-ə(English)
ah-LEE-ə(English)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of Aali. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by the singer Aaliyah Haughton (1979-2001), who was known simply as Aaliyah. This name received a boost in popularity after she released her debut album in 1994, and also in 2001 after her untimely death in an airplane crash.

Related Names

VariantsAleah, Alea, Aliah(English)

Popularity

People think this name is

modern   youthful   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   complex  

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Entry updated January 21, 2022