Alia Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Aaliyah:
Variant of the Hebrew Aliyah (to ascend).
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See, I think the name Alia is nicely compact, and as such, doesn't need a nickname. But we don't exist in a vacuum, do we? Nicknames given to her by loved ones: Lee-Lee, Al, and Lia.
As an infant my daughter couldn't pronounce her name properly and called herself Lee-Lah. To this day we call her that at home.
I was born in 1984 and am named Alia. Like the comment above, the most common nicknames I had growing up were Al, Lee-Lee and Lee-Lah. I've also been called Leels quite a bit. When my sister was a baby she couldn't say Alia (most toddlers can't). She called me EE-LAH which I always thought was so cute (she's 14 yrs younger than me) my mom has told me that she wanted to call me Allie as a nickname when I was a baby but it just never fit.
- Meanings and history of the name Alia
My oldest is named Alia afer my deceased sister. My parents told me the name came from an episode of Hawaii Five-O. They said it was the name given to a child on the show, and I once met a naval officer who had served in Hawaii for a long time and had a dictionary of polynesian terminology. the "ALIA" was the name for the royal staffs of the Hawaian royalty, and e symobolizd their rt ascend.
Alia is also an Arabic name, its pronounced as "AA-L-iy-aa" , the name Alia in Arabic mean a high place and it was taken from the sky and the height and honor and worth a place of higher supervisor and also be a formula exaggeration of height
Variant transcription of ALYA
Old Germanic form of ELLA
- Famous real-life people named Alia
Alia Shawkat - American actress
Alia Bhatt (1993- ), notable actress
Alia Syed (1964- ), notable artist
Alia Ouabdelsselam (1978- ), notable athlete in skating
Alia al-Hussein, queen consort in Jordan (1972-1977)
- Alia in song, story & screen
There is the song "Ah Leah" by Donnie Iris which always sounded like the name Alia. It wasn't for a long time till I found out they weren't saying Alia.
Alia Atreides, charcter in Dune(1984), american movie