Aaliyah Name Meaning & Origin

Aaliyah

Pronunciation: ah-LEE-ə (key)

Origin of the name Aaliyah:

Variant of the Hebrew Aliyah (to ascend).

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My name is Aaliyah but it is pronounced ah-lie-ah not Alia.

Nicknames for Aaliyah: | Edit

Ally, Liyah, Aloo, Lulu, Lula, Yah Yah, Li, Liya, Aaliy

Meanings and history of the name Aaliyah: | Edit

Aaliyah means exalted, high, and sublime. This name is of Arabic, American, African, Hebrew and origin.
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.

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Aaliyah Dana Haughton - Singer and Actress
Aaliyah Mendes - Shawn's sister

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