Aliza – Scary Mommy

Aliza

You might think this is just a spelling variation of Eliza, but it's actually its own separate name of Hebrew origins, meaning "joyful." And of all the traits you'd want in a daughter, joyful is definitely at the top of the list. Especially during the teen years.

Nicknames:

Ali, Liza.

Famous people named Aliza:

Internet entrepreneur/blogger Aliza Sherman; former Miss Israel Aliza Gur; wife of former Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin, Aliza Begin.

Fun fact:

This name may look like it would be pronounced ah-LIE-za, but it's actually ah-LEE-za.

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