Girl Names baby nameAliyah

What does the name Aliyah mean?

The different meanings of the name Aliyah are:
  • Hebrew meaning: To ascend; to go up
  • Arabic meaning: Lofty; sublime
  • Swahili meaning: Exalted
The meaning of the name “Aliyah” is different in several languages, countries and cultures and has more than one possibly same or different meanings available.

Additional information: Aliyah is an Arabic girl name. The masculine version of this name is Ali, meaning ‘noble’, derivative of Allah. Aliyah became a very popular girl name in America because of the famous singer Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) who died in a plane crash.