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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alliyah

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  • According to a user from Arizona, United States, the name Alliyah is of American origin and means "The strong and brave spirit. Brings joy and energy to everyone she meets.".
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How popular is the baby name Alliyah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 94 94 0
1995 147 147 0
1996 120 120 0
1997 153 153 0
1998 138 138 0
1999 152 152 0
2000 141 141 0
2001 155 155 0
2002 173 173 0
2003 137 137 0
2004 155 155 0
2005 117 117 0
2006 117 117 0
2007 109 109 0
2008 138 138 0
2009 131 131 0
2010 113 113 0
2011 111 111 0
2012 117 117 0
2013 86 86 0
2014 70 70 0
2015 63 63 0
2016 48 48 0
2017 41 41 0

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Popularity of Alliyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Alliyah

  • How Popular is the name Alliyah? Alliyah is the 5,430th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alliyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,826 babies born with the first name Alliyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alliyah to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alliyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 94 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Alliyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alliyah was in 2002 with a total of 173 babies.
  • Random Alliyah Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alliyah is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Alliyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayilla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihyllaa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alliyah born Apr 24, 1929

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 Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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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).