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Alia

Alia is an Arabic female name, the feminine form of Ali meaning “high, exalted, lofty, sublime”. Alia is also an Ancient Germanic form of Ella, the Norman form of Germanic element alja meaning “other, another, foreign”; it could also be a short form of names ending in -ella such as Gabriella and Daniella. Alia could also be the short form of Alianor, a variant form of Occitan name Aliénor which could mean “the other Aenor” from Latin alia, alja meaning “another” (derived from PIE) and the given name Aenor, possibly a Germanic name of unknown meaning though it’s been linked to Adenorde or Adenor, made up of Germanic elements adal (noble) and nord (north), or even as a contracted form of Azenor, a Breton name of uncertain meaning and etymology though it could also be derived from Breton enor “honor”.

Alia is also a surname, a Sicilian Italian variant of Elia, a personal given name, Elia being the Italian form of Elias or Elijah meaning “my God is Yahweh” or “Yahweh is my God” from Hebrew, as well as also being an Arabic surname.

Origin: Arabic, Proto-Indo-European, Breton, Hebrew

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Variants:

  • Aliya (Arabic, Kazakh, Tatar)
  • Aliyah (Arabic, Hebrew)
  • Aliyya (Arabic)
  • Aliyyah (Arabic)
  • Aliyah (Arabic)
  • Aliye (Turkish)
  • Aaliyah (Arabic, English)
  • Aleah (English)
  • Alea (English)
  • Aliah (English)
  • Aliénor (Occitan)
  • Alienor (English, Occitan)
  • Alianor (English)

 

Male forms:

  • Ali (Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar, Kazakh)
  • Aali (Arabic)

 

Alia-  علياء (Arabic)

Alia- عالية (Arabic)

Aliyya, Aliyyah, Aliyah- عليّة (Arabic)

 

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