Alia

Alia - A very unique female name



  May 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alia, meaning supreme, exalted, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #2651. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alia? 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 Alia. The baby girl name Alia was given to 322 baby girls in 2012, ranking #746 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,389 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alia peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2010 on position 726.



Famous with this name

Alia Shawkat
Alia Bhatt
Alia Seror-O'Neill


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Alia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alia is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #225 - and is the least popular in North Carolina at position #1,055.

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 Alia is where you live.


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Alia origin and meaning

Alia is a 4 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means supreme, exalted. To see famous people named Alia, pop culture references for the name Alia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alia

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

Aaliyah / Allie / Aliyah / Ayla / Aleah / Ali / Ally / Aliya / Alayah / 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
2012746
2011739
2010726
2009789
2008927
20071074
2006930
2005977
2004830
2003866
2002873
2001841
2000738
1999845
1998942
1997927
1996978
1995934
1994995
19931199
19921301
19911328
19901161
19891290
19881189
19871347
19861130
19851086
19841323
19831206
19821178
19811229
19801500
19791428
19781423
19771187
19761609
19751681
19741576
19731652
19712651

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii225
Michigan464
Connecticut468
Illinois485
Nevada487
Oregon619
Iowa629
California686
Colorado698
Florida704
Minnesota710
Tennessee722
Georgia757
Washington765
Texas769
New York789
Arizona792
Wisconsin799
Virginia806
Utah821
Oklahoma832
Maryland869
Pennsylvania901
Louisiana916
Missouri934
New Jersey999
Ohio1006
North Carolina1055

Even more about Alia


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 Alia 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 Alia?

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
2010
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,389
Letter count 4
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +322

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