Meaning:rising, ascending; exalted; supreme
Aliyah is a baby girl name of mixed origins. Meaning "rising" and "ascending" in Hebrew, the sky is sure to be the limit for baby Aliyah. This name also derives from the Arabic name Ali, translating to "supreme" and "exalted." Though there are few variants of this name, like Aaliyah, and Aleah, the name Aliyah soars across valleys and peaks in North America and Asia. In the Hebrew Bible, Aliyah is also used to describe the immigration of the Jews. It's believed that Aliyah was a moment of hope and faith for those traveling to Israel. With this name, baby Aliyah can feel inspired to rise above the ashes and climb life's biggest mountains.
Famous People Named Aliyah
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- Aliyah KolfSinger
- Aliyah O'BrienActress
Quranic Names, Aliyah, A Quranic Name for Girls
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Quranic Names, Ali, A Quranic Name for Boys
Merriam-Webster, aliyah, noun
Britannica, aliyah, Judaism, October 2023
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