Origin of the name ALYA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ALYA.
Aramaic, Hebrew. Kolatch renders this name "dirge,
lobe," or "sheep's tail," in his Complete Dictionary of
English and Hebrew First Names (1984). In astronomy, this is the
Arabic name for Theta Serpentis. See note below.
... The star Theta Serpentis, or Alya,
is a charming double, the components being of nearly the same magnitude
and not over one third of a minute apart... (The Call of the Stars,