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Gender: F Meaning of Aaliyah: "heavens,highborn, exalted" Origin of Aaliyah: Variation of Aliya, Arabic Aaliyah's Popularity in 2015: #48

Thanks to the ill-fated singer, Aaliyah's the most popular -- but complicated -- spelling of this once-obscure name. In 2015 it ranked at Number 48, given to close to 5,000 baby girls.

Famous People Named Aaliyah

Aaliyah Dana Haughton, late American singer
Aaliyah Snow Ada, daughter of Instagram blogger Emilee Hembrow

Pop Culture References for the name Aaliyah