Aliya Name Meaning, Info and Popularity on BabyNamesforGirls

Aliya is derived from the Arabic name “Ali,” which means “sublime, exalted.” In Hebrew, to make an “alliyah” is to go to God, or more simply, “to ascend, ascend.” Aliya is also a basic tenet of Zionist ideology and refers to the path of the Jewish people to the Promised Land. This “aliyah” or return to the Holy Land has been a Jewish aspiration since the Babylonian exile more than 2,500 years ago. In English-speaking countries, the feminine name Aliya has only been in use for a short time.


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The sudden popular use of the name Alliya (and other spelling variants) in the United States can be attributed to Aaliyah Dana Haughton, who was better known simply as “Aaliyah.” Aaliyah’s rise in popular music was meteoric, which makes her name appropriate – clearly she was destined to “climb” the charts and leave her “sublime” mark on the music world. Her first two albums (released in 1994 and 1996) sold a combined seven million copies and she became widely known throughout the country. His unique name struck a chord with his millions of fans, and the variation of the name “Alliya” entered the Top 1000 in 1999. Aaliyah is a Top 50 name in America and Aliyah is the second most common spelling. Aliya with an “a” and not an “h” does moderately well.


Gender Neutral
Number of Syllabless 3
Popularity 754
Pronunciation Ah-Lee-Yah
Sample Meaning Sublim, Impressive and Exalted


We do not have any information on historically significant people by the name of Alliya


Aliya (singer)
Aliya bint Ali (Arab princess and former queen consort of Iraq)
Aliya Deri (National vocabulary champion)
Aliya Mustafina (Russian gymnast)