Name Meaning: Aaliyah
Rising or ascending; lofty, sublime or exalted.
Gender: Female
Pronounced: ah-LEE-uh
Origin: Hebrew / Arabic

The name Aaliyah is thought to have originated from both Hebrew and Arabic and is a variation of Aliyah. In either language, Aaliyah has a shared or common meaning "ascension" or "rising". In Hebrew, Aliyah pertains to the immigration of the Jews from exile back to The Promised Land, dating back to Babylon. Aliyah was also an Israeli political party in the 1990s - "We People For A Renewed Israel".

Aaliyah Variations:
Aliyah / Aliya
Famous Aaliyahs:
Aaliyah Haughton

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