Girl Baby Name

Jaliyah

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Quick Facts on Jaliyah

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • African-American, American
  • Number of syllables:
  • 3
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 493
Pronunciation:
jə-LEE-ə; jə-LIE-ə
Simple meaning:
No meaning

Characteristics of Jaliyah

  • Communicative
  • Creative
  • Optimistic
  • Popular
  • Social
  • Dramatic
  • Happy

Etymology & Historical Origin - Jaliyah

Jaliyah is yet another invented female name inspired by Aaliyah, a name of Arabic origin meaning “sublime, exalted.” In Hebrew, to make an “aliyah” is to go up toward God, or more simply, “to rise, ascend.” Aliyah also referred to the journey of the Jewish people to the Promised Land. However, Aaliyah became an ultra-popular name in the United States following first the popularity and then the tragic death of singer Aaliyah. After that, the “-iyah” suffix went gangbusters (especially within the African American community). Just consider the following examples of “-iyah” names inspired by Aaliyah: Amiyah, Aniyah, Jaliyah, Janiyah, Kaliyah, Laniyah, Maliyah, Samiyah, Saniyah, Sariyah, Taliyah, Taniyah, Zaniyah and Zariyah. When it comes to trends, this one appears to be a runaway train!

Popularity of the Name Jaliyah

Jaliyah first appeared on the American female naming charts in 2002 and she’s done remarkable well since then. As we pointed out above, these “-iyah” names are all the rage in some circles. They all seem to have three syllables with an upbeat, “lofty” sound to them, so we get the attraction. These names are all mostly invented, however, and by definition really don’t have any legitimate etymologies or meanings. They are just pretty sounding names – and so many from which to choose!
Popularity of the Girl Name Jaliyah
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Jaliyah

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    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Jaliyah

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  • Popular Songs on Jaliyah

    Popular Songs on Jaliyah

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  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Jaliyah

    Children's Books on the Baby Name Jaliyah

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  • Famous People Named Jaliyah

    Famous People Named Jaliyah

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  • Children of Famous People Named Jaliyah

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Personality of the Girl Name Jaliyah

The Three energy is powerful and enthusiastic. These personalities are cheerful, full of self-expression, and often quite emotional. They have an artistic flair and "gift-of-gab" that makes them natural entertainers. Their joyfulness bubbles over, and their infectious exuberance draws a crowd. The Three personality is like a child - forever young and full of delight. They are charming, witty, and generally happy people. The Three personality lives in the "now" and has a spontaneous nature. Threes seem to live with a bright and seemingly unbreakable aura that attracts others to them. In turn, they are deeply loyal and loving to their friends and family. Luck also has a tendency to favor number Threes.

Variations of the Baby Name - Jaliyah

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