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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alijah

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  • A user from Belarus says the name Alijah is of Hebrew origin and means ""Yahweh is God"".

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  1. A male given name

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1987 5 0 5
1989 6 0 6
1990 8 0 8
1991 14 6 8
1992 18 6 12
1993 38 17 21
1994 57 24 33
1995 71 27 44
1996 117 38 79
1997 129 38 91
1998 160 56 104
1999 186 53 133
2000 197 55 142
2001 257 85 172
2002 322 56 266
2003 367 67 300
2004 389 56 333
2005 429 50 379
2006 489 71 418
2007 508 40 468
2008 634 48 586
2009 622 42 580
2010 583 31 552
2011 605 24 581
2012 627 28 599
2013 548 24 524
2014 609 29 580
2015 704 83 621
2016 639 56 583
2017 676 61 615

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Popularity of Alijah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Alijah

  • How Popular is the name Alijah? Alijah is the 2,505th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alijah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,014 babies born with the first name Alijah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alijah to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alijah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alijah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alijah is Sunday, October 4th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Alijah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alijah was in 2015 with a total of 621 babies.
  • Random Alijah Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alijah is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Alijah: Your name in reverse order is Hajila. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jalaih. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alijah born Feb 5, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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