This is an Arabic name for boys meaning “excellent” or “sublime”. The more modern form of Aali, Ali has always been one of the more popular Arabic names for baby boys. Ali is derived the letter set AIN-L-A, with female versions like Alia and Aaliah falling into the same group. If you’d like your baby’s name to stand out, you could experiment with variants like Ale, Aali and Aliyy.
Rank in the year 2015
Ali was ranked #627 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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