US Popularity:843
Meaning:Abode, dwelling
Alaya is a profound little feminine name offering baby quite the foundation to form a wise and virtuous character. A shorthand of the Buddist term ālaya-vijñāna, meaning "storehouse consciousness," Alaya means "abode" or "dwelling" in its original Sanskrit. At its core, Alaya represents the ancient Yogācāra concept of the 8th level of consciousness, which holds all impressions of past experiences. As the basis for all other senses, ālaya-vijñāna forms the seeds of future karmic action and the gateway to enlightenment upon purification.

Alaya Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Alaya is currently #2375 on The Bump
Girl:Alaya is currently #1041 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Alaya is currently #843 in U.S. births
Girl:Alaya is currently #306 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 32
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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