"heavens, highborn, exalted"

Alya Origin and Meaning

The name Alya is a girl's name of Arabic, Russian, Turkish origin meaning "heavens, highborn, exalted".

Alya is most familiar in the US in its much-more-complicated form Aaliyah, the spelling used by the later singer. The traditional name of the star system Theta Serpentis, Alya is also an established Muslim first name and a Turkish place-name. It may also be a Russian short form for Alexandra or any other Al- name.

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Alya Popularity

Famous People Named Alya

  • Alya (born Alja Omladič)Slovenian pop singer

Alya in Pop Culture

  • Alyatraditional name of star system Theta Serpentis, means 'fat tail of the sheep'
  • Alya Césairecharacter on French animated series "Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir"
  • Alya Kendrickcharacter on TV's "Backstage"
  • Alya Nazircharacter on British soap "Coronation Street"
  • Alya Fitzsimmonscharacter on TV’s “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D"