- The name Aaliyah was ranked 91 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
- Aaliyah jumped into popularity at 202 in 1994. It broke into the top 100 at 96 in 2001. It reached an alltime high of 64 the following year. It now seems to be falling out of popularity and will probably be remembered as a fad name.
Reasons for Popularity
- It offers the nicknames Ali and Lia.
- It has cultural significance.
- The Hebrew meaning of Aaliyah is “ascender.”
- Ali, Lia
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