Alayah

Alayah - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alayah appeared on the charts for the first time in 1995 on position #4109. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alayah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alayah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alayah. The baby girl name Alayah was given to 372 baby girls in 2012, ranking #670 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,799 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alayah peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 670.



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Alayah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alayah is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #253 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,205.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alayah is where you live.


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Alayah origin and meaning

Alayah is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Alayah, pop culture references for the name Alayah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alayah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alayah, sorted by popularity.

Aaliyah / Allie / Aliyah / Ayla / Aleah / Ali / Ally / Aliya / Alia / Alaya /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012670
2011734
2010830
2009956
20081086
20071177
20061479
20051577
20041977
20032226
20021860
20012847
20002818
19993475
19983126
19954109

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana253
Mississippi291
Indiana341
Alabama372
North Carolina380
Ohio432
Pennsylvania479
Georgia489
Michigan489
Illinois502
South Carolina589
Florida617
Virginia628
Maryland628
Tennessee658
Minnesota713
Oregon741
Colorado779
Oklahoma830
California869
Missouri933
Wisconsin934
Massachusetts937
Texas986
Arizona1097
New York1205

Even more about Alayah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alayah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alayah?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alayah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,799
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1995
2012 births +372

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