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Origin and Meaning of Alias

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adverb A"li*as
Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.At another time.

Etymology: L., fr. alius. See Else

noun A"li*as
A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.Another name; an assumed name.

Etymology: L., otherwise, at another time

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A name that has been assumed temporarily
  2. As known or named at another time or place ("Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette")

From Latin alias (“at another time; in post-Augustan period, at another time or place, elsewhere, under other circumstances, otherwise”), feminine accusative plural of alius (“other”). See else and alien.

  1. Another name; an assumed name.
  2. (law) A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
  3. (computing) An abbreviation that replaces a string of commands and thereby reduces typing when performing routine actions or tasks.
  4. (signal processing) An spurious signal generated as a technological artifact.

alias was also found in the following language(s): French, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Alias

Alias is a hip hop music and hip hop production hip hop production and rapping. He plays Sampler (musical instrument), Drum machine, Synthesizer, and Guitar. His ongoing career started in 1996. Alias was given the name Brendon Whitney .


alias was born on December 12th, 1896 in Lithuania. He passed away on November 28th, 1917.


alias Mikko Vuorenheimo Mikhail Ivanovich Safonov was a finnish civil war and royal air force. His military service ended in 1918. alias was born on November 13th, 1893 in Ostrogozhsk. He left this life in 1924.


Alias Lembakoali is a soccer player for the MŠK Púchov, FK Inter Bratislava, SC-ESV Parndorf 1919, MŠK Iskra Petržalka, FK Slovan Most pri Bratislave, and Central African Republic national football team. Alias was born on March 27th, 1971 in Central African Republic.


He was most active from 2007 to 2014. Alias was born in 1963 in Sukhumi.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Alias

Don Alias was a jazz and jazz fusion musician. He plays Drums, conga drums, percussion instruments, djembe, and Conga. Don was born on December 25th, 1939 in New York City, New York United States. He breathed his last breath on March 29th, 2006.


Alias is a hip hop music and hip hop production hip hop production and rapping. He plays Sampler (musical instrument), Drum machine, Synthesizer, and Guitar. His ongoing career started in 1996. Alias was given the name Brendon Whitney .


Nordin Alias is a soccer player for the Terengganu FA and Malaysian President's Cup. Nordin was born on October 26th, 1985 in Terengganu.


Norfazly Alias is a soccer player for the ATM FA, Terengganu FA, Pahang F.C., T–Team F.C., Penang FA, Malaysia national under-23 football team, and Malaysia national football team. Norfazly was born on May 31st, 1981 in Kuala Terengganu.


Danny was born in 1959.


Noor was born in Malaysia.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 7 0 7
1972 6 0 6
1973 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1988 7 0 7
1989 7 0 7
1990 6 0 6
1991 11 0 11
1992 6 0 6
1993 8 0 8
1994 6 0 6
1995 11 0 11
1996 10 0 10
1997 18 0 18
1998 16 0 16
1999 14 0 14
2000 24 0 24
2001 21 0 21
2002 24 0 24
2003 21 0 21
2004 21 0 21
2005 28 0 28
2006 18 0 18
2007 23 0 23
2008 22 0 22
2009 23 0 23
2010 24 0 24
2011 22 0 22
2012 30 0 30
2013 21 0 21
2014 28 0 28
2015 29 0 29
2016 29 0 29
2017 41 0 41

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Popularity of Alias as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alias U.S.
  White 41.18% 64.26%
  African American 8.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 23.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 22.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alias

People with the last name Alias are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alias

  • How Popular is the name Alias? Alias is the 14,670th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alias was the 62,045th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alias have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 593 babies born with the first name Alias in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alias to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alias? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Alias first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alias is Thursday, September 13th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Alias born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alias was in 2017 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Alias Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alias is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Alias: Your name in reverse order is Saila. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Salai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alias? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 323 people with the last name Alias.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alias? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alias as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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