Other Origin(s):Persian; Arabic
Meaning:Rising; High; Exalted
Aleah is a girl’s name of Hebrew, Persian, and Arabic origin. This name shares a similar meaning across its three origins—“rising,” “high,” or “exalted”. With a name rooted in the heavens, Aleah can gaze down to see the beauty in all that surrounds her. A variation on the spelling Aaliyah, this title was popularized in the 1990s by the singing sensation. Taking inspiration from the celeb’s legacy, your little girl is sure to be the rising star in your life.
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg, 72

  • Quranic Names, Aleah

  • Behind the Name, Aleah, September 2013

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