Given Name ELIAS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ηλιας (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: ə-LEE-əsh (Portuguese), e-LEE-as (German), E-lee-ahs (Finnish), i-LIE-əs (English), ee-LIE-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Cognate of ELIJAH. This is the form used in the Greek New Testament.
VARIANTS: Elis (Swedish), Eelis, Eljas (Finnish), Ilias (Greek), Helias (Biblical Latin), Eliou (Biblical Greek)
FEMININE FORM: Iliana (Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ilyas (Arabic), Elijah (Biblical), Eliyyahu (Biblical Hebrew), Ilia, Ilija, Iliya (Bulgarian), Ilija (Croatian), Elia, Elian (Dutch), Élie (French), Ilia (Georgian), Elijah, Eliyahu, Eliyyahu (Hebrew), Éliás, Illés (Hungarian), Elías (Icelandic), Elia (Italian), Ilija, Ile (Macedonian), Elis (Medieval English), Eliasz (Polish), Ilie (Romanian), Ilia, Ilya (Russian), Ilija (Serbian), Elías (Spanish), İlyas (Turkish)
SAME SPELLING: Éliás, Elías

Categories

American Horror Story characters, biblical, Mahoutsukai no Yome characters, medieval, never out of the US top 1000, Quantico characters, Shadowhunters characters, top 10 in Finland, top 10 in Norway, top 10 in Sweden, top 10 in Switzerland
Entry updated December 8, 2017