Aaliyah: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Aaliyah

The feminine form of the name Aali, this name means “rising, ascending” in Hebrew. Aaliyah was made famous in the 90s when the R&B star by this name rose to the top of the charts. With other spellings that include Aliyah and Aliya, this one’s a great name for a girl who may also top the Billboard charts someday.