Alia

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10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
397
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alia

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  • A submission from United Arab Emirates says the name Alia means "Elevation and Height" and is of American origin.
  • A submission from United Arab Emirates says the name Alia means "Elevation" and is of Biblical origin.
  • A user from Algeria says the name Alia is of Arabic origin and means "Elevation".
  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Alia is of English origin and means "Action,life,intellect,accord".

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Notable Persons Named Alia

Alia Bhatt is an actress and singer. She has been prominent since 2012. Alia was born as the child of Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan on March 15th, 1993 in Mumbai.

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Kiara Advanii is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 2014 to present. Kiara was given the name Alia Advani on July 31st, 1992 in Mumbai.

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Alia Shawkat is an actress. She was most prominent from 1999 to present. Alia was given the name Alia Martine Shawkat on April 18th, 1989 in Riverside, California, United States.

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Alia Baha ud-din Toukan was royalty. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1972 to 1977. Alia was born as the child of Sayyid on December 25th, 1948 in Cairo. They left this life on February 9th, 1977.

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Alia Atreides is a bene gesserit.

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Alia Janine is a comedian. Alia was given the name Alia Janine Dailey-Willis on November 12th, 1978 in Milwaukee.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alia

Ramiz Alia was a President of Albania, First Secretary of the Party of Labor of Albania, Chairman of the Presidium of the Albanian People's Assembly, First Secretaryof theParty of Labor of Albania, and List of heads of state of Albania. He was most active from 1991 to 1992. Ramiz was born on October 18th, 1925 in Shkodër, Albanian Republic. He left this life on October 7th, 2011.

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Princess Alia is royalty. Princess was born as the child of Hussein of Jordan and Dina bint 'Abdu'l-Hamid on February 13th, 1956 in Jordan.

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Binak was born in 1805 in Bujan. Binak is also known as Binak Alija and Binak Ali Mulosmanaj. He passed away in 1890.

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They left this life on July 15th, 1908.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 5 0
1916 7 7 0
1918 5 5 0
1921 9 9 0
1924 6 6 0
1927 7 7 0
1960 5 5 0
1963 5 5 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 5 5 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 6 6 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 15 15 0
1971 18 18 0
1972 28 28 0
1973 72 72 0
1974 52 52 0
1975 61 61 0
1976 56 56 0
1977 106 106 0
1978 82 82 0
1979 95 95 0
1980 109 109 0
1981 114 114 0
1982 116 116 0
1983 112 112 0
1984 104 104 0
1985 147 147 0
1986 141 141 0
1987 103 103 0
1988 127 127 0
1989 129 129 0
1990 153 153 0
1991 137 137 0
1992 144 144 0
1993 130 130 0
1994 185 185 0
1995 208 208 0
1996 208 208 0
1997 223 223 0
1998 223 223 0
1999 253 253 0
2000 318 318 0
2001 271 271 0
2002 269 269 0
2003 275 275 0
2004 300 300 0
2005 252 252 0
2006 287 287 0
2007 264 264 0
2008 293 293 0
2009 368 368 0
2010 384 384 0
2011 379 379 0
2012 363 363 0
2013 380 380 0
2014 381 381 0
2015 472 472 0
2016 449 449 0
2017 458 458 0

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Popularity of Alia as a first name

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Popularity of Alia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alia U.S.
  White 66.50% 64.26%
  African American 9.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.54% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alia

People with the last name Alia are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alia

  • How Popular is the name Alia? Alia is the 2,523rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Alia was the 52,267th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,899 babies born with the first name Alia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alia to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alia is Thursday, October 5th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Alia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alia was in 2015 with a total of 472 babies.
  • Random Alia Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alia is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Alia: Your name in reverse order is Aila. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iala. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 397 people with the last name Alia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alia as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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