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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Basque: joyful, happy

What does Alaia mean and stand for?

The name Alaia is of Basque origin and means "joyful, happy." It has various spellings of different origins.

Syllables: 3

How Popular Is The Name Alaia


According to Social Security Administration data, Alaia has recently become popular, jumping quite a few spots after appearing on the SSA chart at 667 in 2015. Since then, Alaia has procured a spot in the top 120 in 2020.

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Alaia was at its peak popularity in November 2018.

Alaia is rising in popularity as a new spelling of popular names Aaliyah, Aliya, and Alaya. Only recently popular, most notable namesakes are daughters of celebrities, including the daughters of actor Stephen Baldwin, British singers Marvin Humes and Rochelle Wiseman, Formula 1 racing driver Nico Rosberg and Vivian Sebold, and actress Adamari Lopez and Toni Costa.

Where is it Popular?

Alaia was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Alaia

  • Ali
  • Laia

Pairs well with these middle names



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