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Gender: F Pronunciation: ah-LEE-ya Meaning of Aliyah: "heavens, highborn, exalted" Origin of Aliyah: Hebrew Aliyah's Popularity in 2015: #163

Aliyah is a Hebrew word as well as a name, used to mean the migration of Jews to Israel, a basic tenet of Zionist ideology.

Much more common is the Aaliyah spelling, used to honor the late singer, but Aliyah is now at Number 163.

Famous People Named Aliyah

Aliyah O'Brien, Canadian actress
Aliyah, ring name of Nhooph Al-Areebi, Canadian pro wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Aliyah

Aliyah, term for Jewish immigration to Israel
"Aliyah," episode of TV show "NCIS"
Aliyah Bishop, character in X-Men comics
Aliyah Ahmed, character in British soap "EastEnders"