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Gender: F Meaning of Alaya: "dwelling, abode" Origin of Alaya: Sanskrit Alaya's Popularity in 2015: #725

Alaya has connections as a Buddhist term, and it could be a creative coinage, based on similarities to names like Alayna and Layla. In Buddhism, Alaya refers to the base consciousness—all of our memories, ideas, and desires. It's a lofty concept, and an attractive name, slowly on the rise since entering the US Top 1000 in 2009.

Famous People Named Alaya

Alaya Dawn Johnson, American novelist
Alaya Renee Morales, daughter of youtubers Kyra Sivertson & Oscar Morales

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