[ 3 syll. a-li-jah, al-ij-ah ] The baby boy name Alijah is pronounced aa-LIY-DZ-aa †. Alijah is of Hebrew origin and it is predominantly used in the English language. Alijah is a derivative of the English and Hebrew Elijah.
Alijah is a rather popular baby boy name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. At the modest height of its usage in 2017, 0.031% of baby boys were given the name Alijah. It was #476 in rank then. In 2018, it ranked at #489 with a usage of 0.030%. Within the family of boy names directly linked to Alijah, Elijah was the most widely used. It was 22 times more popular than Alijah in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Alijah: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"