There are multiple origins and translations for the name Alia:
1. Arabic name (عالية) [Aliah] which actually means - "high, lofty, exalted, high-ranking, sublime, superior, excellent" or comes from (عال) which actually means - "loud". Feminine form of the name Ali.
2. Latin name semantics - "different; other, another".
3. Hebrew (עלייה) and interpretation is - "increase", see the name Aaliyah.
4. Diminutive form of the name Alevtina - "free" or of Alice refers to a - "one who has wings".