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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jaliyah

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     African American
     Dominican Republic

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Jaliyah means "Dancing" and is of African American origin.
  • A submission from Louisiana, U.S. says the name Jaliyah means "Loyalty".
  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, U.S., the name Jaliyah means "My gift of goddess".
  • A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Jaliyah is of Hebrew origin and means "Ambitious".
  • A user from Australia says the name Jaliyah is of Hebrew origin and means "God is gracious".
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International Interest
  1. A female given name

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 36 36 0
1995 58 58 0
1996 37 37 0
1997 81 81 0
1998 80 80 0
1999 65 65 0
2000 101 101 0
2001 186 186 0
2002 284 284 0
2003 274 274 0
2004 322 322 0
2005 323 323 0
2006 358 358 0
2007 401 401 0
2008 563 563 0
2009 627 627 0
2010 636 636 0
2011 703 703 0
2012 669 669 0
2013 605 605 0
2014 586 586 0
2015 517 517 0
2016 492 492 0
2017 479 479 0
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International Interest for Jaliyah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Jaliyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jaliyah

  • How Popular is the name Jaliyah? Jaliyah is the 2,773rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jaliyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,483 babies born with the first name Jaliyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jaliyah to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jaliyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 36 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Jaliyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jaliyah was in 2011 with a total of 703 babies.
  • Random Jaliyah Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jaliyah ranks 100th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 28 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Jaliyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayilaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hjyaial. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jaliyah born Apr 23, 1993

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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