Alia: baby girl name meaning and popularity


The feminine version of the Arabic name Ali, meaning "supreme" or "exalted." Yes, your little Alia will be your princess, but let's hope it doesn't go to her head. You don't want her to be TOO exalted for her own good.


Ala, Ali, Lia.

Famous people named Alia:

Playwright Alia Bano; actresses Alia Shawkat and Alia Bhatt; Olympic swimmer Alia Atkinson.

Fun fact:

At age eighteen, Alia Sabur became the world's youngest professor. (No surprise, since she entered college after the 4th grade.) Another notable bearer is Alia Muhammad Baker, a librarian in Iraq who saved 30,000 books from destruction.

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