The name Alaya is a variant form of Alaia.
See also the related category happy (bright).
Alaia is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of very light use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2016, 0.025% of baby girls were given the name Alaia. It had a ranking of #615 then. Out of all girl names in its family, Alaia was the most popular in 2016. Alaia was 20% more widely used than the next ranked name, Alaya, in that year.
Baby names that sound like Alaia include Aailyah, Ahalya, Ahilya (Indian), Alala (Greek), Alaula (Hawaiian), Alea (English), Aleah (English), Alia (Arabic and English), Aliah (Arabic, English, and Hebrew), Alile (African), Aliya (African, Arabic, English, Hebrew, and Swahili), Aliyah (Arabic, English, and Hebrew), Aliyya (Arabic), Aloha (Hawaiian), Alohi (Hawaiian), Ayala (Hebrew), Ayalah (Hebrew), Eulalie (English and French), Iola (English and Welsh), and Iole (English and Italian).
† Pronunciation for Alaia: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"