Alaia

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
106
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alaia

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Alaia is of Arabic origin and means ""Sublime"".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Alaia is of Basque origin and means "Firefly eyes".
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Alaia is of Basque origin and means "Joyful; happiness".
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alaia

Azzedine Alaïa is a fashion designer. Azzedine was born on February 26th, 1940 in Tunis, Tunisia.

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How popular is the baby name Alaia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1986 6 6 0
1992 7 7 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 5 5 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 10 10 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 17 17 0
2002 8 8 0
2003 12 12 0
2004 18 18 0
2005 26 26 0
2006 18 18 0
2007 36 36 0
2008 37 37 0
2009 44 44 0
2010 41 41 0
2011 46 46 0
2012 54 54 0
2013 54 54 0
2014 66 66 0
2015 428 428 0
2016 486 486 0
2017 460 460 0

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Popularity of Alaia as a first name

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Popularity of Alaia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alaia U.S.
  White 91.51% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alaia

People with the last name Alaia are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Alaia

  • How Popular is the name Alaia? Alaia is the 6,971st most popular name of all time. As a last name Alaia was the 153,769th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alaia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,912 babies born with the first name Alaia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alaia to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alaia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Alaia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alaia is Monday, April 1st, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Alaia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alaia was in 2016 with a total of 486 babies.
  • Random Alaia Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alaia is not a popular baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Alaia: Your name in reverse order is Aiala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alaai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alaia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 106 people with the last name Alaia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alaia? Alaia is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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