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Gender Masculine
Scripts Ηλίας(Greek) Ἠλίας(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. i-LEE-ush(European Portuguese)
eh-LEE-us(Brazilian Portuguese)
eh-LEE-as(German)
EH-lee-ahs(Finnish)
i-LIE-əs(English)
ee-LIE-əs(English)
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Meaning & History

Form of ELIJAH used in several languages. This is also the form used in the Greek New Testament.
VariantsElis(Swedish) Eelis, Eljas(Finnish) Elian(Dutch) Ilias(Greek) Helias(Biblical Latin) Eliou(Biblical Greek)
DiminutiveLias(Swedish)
Feminine FormIliana(Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesIlyas(Arabic) Ilyes(Arabic (Maghrebi)) Ilia, Ilya(Belarusian) Elijah(Biblical) Eliyyahu(Biblical Hebrew) Ilia, Ilija, Iliya(Bulgarian) Ilija(Croatian) Eliáš(Czech) Élie(French) Ilia(Georgian) Elijah, Eliya, Eliyahu(Hebrew) Éliás, Illés(Hungarian) Elías(Icelandic) Elia(Italian) Elijas(Lithuanian) Ilija, Ile(Macedonian) Elis(Medieval English) Eliasz(Polish) Ilie(Romanian) Ilia, Ilya(Russian) Ilija(Serbian) Elías(Spanish) İlyas(Turkish) Illya(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingÉliás, Elías, Eliáš

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  
Estonia: July 20
Finland: April 9
Greece: July 20
Slovakia: July 20 (as Eliáš)
Sweden: April 17

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