- Arabic or Hebrew origin
- Translates roughly to words like heavenly, ascender, high, exalted, supreme, sublime
- Feminine form of the name Aali/Ali
- Variations include Aliyah, Alia, Aleah
- Nicknames include Ali, Lea, Leah, Lee
- Famous for singer Aaliyah (last name Haughton), who lived from 1979-2001
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