Popularity:2729
Origin:Hebrew
Other Origin(s):Russian
Meaning:I am with God; Weary; Tender, soft
Liya is a girl’s name with a variety of meanings and origins. In Hebrew, the name means “I am with God” and also has roots in Russian. Particularly popular among Jewish parents, Liya is a great name if you plan to raise baby in faith. It is also a less common spelling of the popular Leah, meaning "weary," and baby will have a unique start to life. Additionally, Liya is a diminutive of Liyana and Aaliyah, the former of which means “tender" or "soft.” No matter which meaning you choose, baby will grow up with a powerful and important legacy.
Sources
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lanksy, pg. 206

  • Behind the Name, Leah, January 2022

  • Quranic Names, Liyana meaning

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