MeaningAliya is a female given name and is of Arabic origin. It means protector, defender, guardian. Pronounced as ah-LEE-yah, the name is currently in the top 500 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2019. Variations of Aliya include Aaliyah, Aliyah, Alleeah.
Aliya is a girl's name.
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