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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Alyah mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Alyah

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Alyah is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Highborn, Important".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Alyah is of Hebrew origin and means "To asend gracfully".
  • A submission from Colorado, United States says the name Alyah means "Bridge between universes".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Alyah means "Little beauty of the world".

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 14 14 0
1995 25 25 0
1996 24 24 0
1997 32 32 0
1998 25 25 0
1999 35 35 0
2000 55 55 0
2001 58 58 0
2002 58 58 0
2003 53 53 0
2004 48 48 0
2005 59 59 0
2006 59 59 0
2007 59 59 0
2008 50 50 0
2009 65 65 0
2010 57 57 0
2011 52 52 0
2012 55 55 0
2013 50 50 0
2014 43 43 0
2015 48 48 0
2016 30 30 0
2017 39 39 0
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International Interest for Alyah

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Popularity of Alyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Alyah

  • How Popular is the name Alyah? Alyah is the 9,968th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,093 babies born with the first name Alyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alyah to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Alyah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alyah is Saturday, September 25th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Alyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alyah was in 2009 with a total of 65 babies.
  • Random Alyah Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alyah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Alyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lahya. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alyah born Nov 24, 2017

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 Southern Japan approximately on 600. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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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).