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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alayah

User Submitted Origins

     African American

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Alayah means "First born".
  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Alayah is of English origin and means "Means Joyful and exalted.".
  • A user from Maryland, United States says the name Alayah is of Arabic origin and means "Joyful".
  • A submission from Alabama, United States says the name Alayah means "My name is Alayah And it means Joy Or Joyful;" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Alayah means "Love and awsomeness and sweet and kind".
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  1. A female given name

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1992 10 10 0
1994 25 25 0
1995 37 37 0
1996 28 28 0
1997 31 31 0
1998 36 36 0
1999 41 41 0
2000 57 57 0
2001 66 66 0
2002 92 92 0
2003 89 89 0
2004 105 105 0
2005 138 138 0
2006 154 154 0
2007 202 202 0
2008 232 232 0
2009 262 262 0
2010 314 314 0
2011 372 372 0
2012 424 424 0
2013 460 460 0
2014 553 553 0
2015 537 537 0
2016 578 578 0
2017 573 573 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Alayah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Alayah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Alayah

  • How Popular is the name Alayah? Alayah is the 3,604th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alayah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,416 babies born with the first name Alayah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alayah to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alayah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Alayah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alayah was in 2016 with a total of 578 babies.
  • Random Alayah Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alayah is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 25 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Alayah: Your name in reverse order is Hayala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aylaah. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alayah born Jul 24, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1775. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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