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Gender: F Meaning of Aaliyah: "heavens,highborn, exalted" Origin of Aaliyah: Variation of Aliya, Arabic Aaliyah's Popularity in 2016: #53

Thanks to the ill-fated singer, Aaliyah's the most popular -- but complicated -- spelling of this once-obscure name. In 2016 it ranked at Number 53, given to close to 5,000 baby girls.

Famous People Named Aaliyah

Aaliyah Dana Haughton, late American singer
Aaliyah Guyton (b. 2006), daughter of Brazilian basketball player Adriana Moisés Pinto and A.J. Guyton
Aaliyah Barrett, daughter of NFL player Shaquil Barrett
Aaliyah Mulgrew, daughter of Scottish footballer Charlie Mulgrew
Aaliyah Snow Ada, daughter of Instagram blogger Emilee Hembrow

Pop Culture References for the name Aaliyah