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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ah-LYE-ah Meaning of Alaia: "joyful, happy" Origin of Alaia: Basque Alaia's Popularity in 2017: #636

The name Alaia is a girl's name meaning "joyful, happy". Alaia is ranked #636 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Happy and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset makeover game! Girls version".

From the experts:

Alaia, a fast riser in the US, sounds just like several other popular stylish names, many of them with different origins and meanings. There's Arabic Aaliyah, like the late singer, and the Hebrew Aliya and the Sanskrit Alaya. Azzedine Alaia is a high-fashion Parisian designer of Tunisian origin.

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Famous People Named Alaia

Alaia Baldwin (b. 1993), daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin
Alaia-Mai Humes (b. 2013), daughter of British singers Marvin Humes and Rochelle Wiseman
Alaia Rosberg (b. 2015), daughter of Formula 1 racing driver Nico Rosberg and Vivian Sebold
Alaia Santa Cruz (b. 2014), daughter of Paraguayan footballer Roque Santa Cruz
Alaïa Costa (b. 2014), daughter of actress Adamari Lopez and Toni Costa
Azzedine Alaia, Tunisian-French fashion designer

Pop Culture References for the name Alaia

Alaia, type of Hawaiian surfboard