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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Liyah

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African American

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  • A submission from New Jersey, United States says the name Liyah means "I belong to the Most High" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Liyah means "Sweetness" and is of Unknown origin.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 24 24 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 48 48 0
2002 89 89 0
2003 79 79 0
2004 114 114 0
2005 120 120 0
2006 105 105 0
2007 98 98 0
2008 93 93 0
2009 97 97 0
2010 105 105 0
2011 88 88 0
2012 113 113 0
2013 99 99 0
2014 95 95 0
2015 96 96 0
2016 67 67 0
2017 87 87 0

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Popularity of Liyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Liyah

  • How Popular is the name Liyah? Liyah is the 7,440th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Liyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,726 babies born with the first name Liyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Liyah to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Liyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 24 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Liyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Liyah was in 2005 with a total of 120 babies.
  • Random Liyah Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Liyah is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Liyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hyila. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Liyah born Jan 17, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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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).