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.

Related Names

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, Ilja(Czech) Ilja(Estonian) Élie(French) Ilia(Georgian) Elijah, Eliya, Eliyahu(Hebrew) Illés, Éliás(Hungarian) Elías(Icelandic) Elia(Italian) Ilja, Elijas(Lithuanian) Ilija, Ile(Macedonian) Elis(Medieval English) Eliasz(Polish) Ilie(Romanian) Ilia, Ilja, Ilya(Russian) Ilija(Serbian) Elías(Spanish) İlyas(Turkish) Illya(Ukrainian)
Surname DescendantsEliassen(Danish) Eliassen(Norwegian) Eliasson(Swedish)
Same SpellingÉliás, Elías, Eliáš
User SubmissionÉlias

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Estonia: July 20
Finland: April 9
Greece: July 20
Sweden: April 17

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Entry updated May 29, 2020