Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EE-lo-naw(Hungarian) ee-LO-na(German) EE-lo-na(German) EE-lo-nah(Finnish) ee-LAW-na(Polish) I-lo-na(Czech)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Possibly a Hungarian form of Helen, via a Slavic form. In Finland it is associated with the word ilona, a derivative of ilo "joy".

Related Names

DiminutivesIli, Ilike, Ilka, Ilonka(Hungarian) Ilka(German) Ilonka(Czech)


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Czechia: January 20
Estonia: August 18
Finland: October 9
Hungary: August 18
Latvia: March 18
Lithuania: January 27
Lithuania: February 5
Lithuania: August 18
Poland: January 27
Poland: August 18


Entry updated December 7, 2022