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Aliyah Meaning


What does Aliyah mean?

The name Aliyah is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Aliyah is "ascender".

It is also of Arabic origin, where its meaning is "high exalted one".

Aliyah is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-liy-ah.

The Given Name Aliyah

Aliyah derives from the Hebrew word aliyah meaning "to ascend".

In modern times the word is used to describe the immigration of Jews from the diaspora back to the Land of Israel.

Chic and luminous, it is a name considered by many parents.

This great little girl name has a natural dazzle.

Aliyah is also great as a middle name.

Aliyah Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 160 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,765 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 155 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,906 occurrences. It ranked 12,309 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

View the Aliyah Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Aliyah has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Aliyah to other names.

Aliyah Related Names

Variants of the name Aliyah include Aailyaa, Aaleyah, Aaliah, Aaliyaa, Aaliyah, Aalleeyaa, Aalliyah, Alaya, Alayah, Alea, Aleah, Aliya, Aliyya, Aliyyah, Alliyah.

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    Aliyah Numerology

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    Aliyah Name Fun

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