Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Royal
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
(Or View Aliyah Boy)

In 2017 the name Aliyah...

• was given to 1,897 baby girls
• was the 155th most popular name for baby girls
• was 17% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Hawaii, Wyoming, and Rhode Island
• was least popular in South Dakota, Vermont, and Montana
• was about as popular as Charlie and Valeria
Babies Named Aliyah Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Aliyah...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2011
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 318% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Zoe, Aaliyah, Aliah, Elijah, Jonah, Bridger
• has the most opposite popularity history to Kathrine, Margarita, Antoinette, Joseph, Phillip, Michael
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Aliyah Per State
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Geographically the name Aliyah...

• 22% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Eliana, Faith, Vivienne, Damien, Raiden, Dante
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Molly, Ada, Ruth, Brooks, August, Clayton
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Aliyah by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Aliyah are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Aliyah will be the only kid named Aliyah in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Aliyah compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Aliyah rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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