Aliyah

Girl
ah-LEE-yah Highest social standing.

Meaning

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

In Hebrew, Aliyah means ascent, and it is the immigration of Jews to the Land of Israel.

Here are some potential nicknames for Aliyah: Ali, Liya, Al, Ally. See below for more.

Origin

Arabic

Gender

Aliyah is a girl's name.

Common Nicknames

Al, Ali, Ally, Lily, Liya, Yaya

Variations

Aaliyah, Aliya, Alleeah

Pronunciation

ah-LEE-yah
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Syllables

3

The rank of Aliyah in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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