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Boy Names Ending with -ia

Ia ending baby names and what they mean, with 30 results. -ia names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in the 1940s. Jia (top 16%) and Sia (20%) are conventional -ia last names. Here is the list of -ia names for girls.

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Abia - Josia | Malakia - Zacaria

Abia - Josia

Abia, var. Avia
Source fr. Hebrew element. "God is my father." Akia is a marginally prominent kid's name.

Var. of Adonis. Stems fr. Greek. "Extremely good looking, handsome." Unusual, but Addonia is comparable to common -nia last names Armenia (upper 46%), Avenia (76%). See also Andonia.

Adonia1, var. Adonia2
Based on Hebrew word. "My lord is Jehovah." Unusual as a birth name, but Adonia is similar to the more common Adonis. Cross-gender use.

Form of Ali. From Arabic word. "High, exalted." Rather unusual as a baby name, Alia occurs more often as a last name. Unisex name.

Form of Andrew. Based on Greek language. "Man, warrior." Aldonia and Ardonia are creative forms. See also Andon.

Form of Attila. Source fr. Hungarian element. "Father-like." Not in Top 2000. Unisex name.

Azaria, Azria, Azuria
Var. of Azariah. Based on Hebrew element. "Helped by God." Not in popularity charts.

Eelia, Elia1, Ilia1
Forms of Elias. Stems fr. Greek, Hebrew. "Jehovah is God." Compare last names Elias (upper 1%), Elix (72%).

Var. of Elijah. Origin fr. Hebrew word. "Jehovah is God." Unisex name. Not Top 2000 name.

Var. of Eligius. Source fr. Latin. "Elect." Also used for girls. Scarce as a boys' name, but Eligia is similar to the more conventional Elisha.

Form of Gedaliah. Stems fr. Hebrew word. "God is great." Unique. Gedalia is not found in the US Census.

Gefania, Gephania
Var. of Gefen. Derivative of Hebrew word. "Vine." Gefania and Gephania are rare as masculine names.

Stems fr. Italian, Hebrew elements. "The Lord exalts." Geremia is not frequently used as a boys' name. See also Yeremia.

Geremia2, Jeremia, Yeremia
Var. of Jeremiah. Derived fr. Hebrew word. "The Lord exalts." Geremia, Jeremia and Yeremia are uncommon as baby names.

Form of Gevariah. Derived fr. Hebrew. "Strength of Jehovah." Gevaria is seldom adopted as a baby name.

Hilaria, Ilaria
Forms of Hilary. From Latin element. "Cheerful, happy." Outside Top 2000.

Hoseia, Hosheia
Forms of Hosea. Source fr. Hebrew word. "Salvation." Uncommon. Hoseia and Hosheia are not listed in the US Demographics.

Var. of Ilya. Based on Russian, Hebrew words. "Jehovah is God." Not Top 2000 name. See also Isia.

Isaia, Isia
Var. of Isaiah. Stems fr. Hebrew. "God is salvation." Isaia and Isia are rarely used as men's names, and Isaia occurs often (top 49%) as a surname.

Form of Josiah. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "Jehovah helps." Not Top 2000 name. See also Jozua.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ia names for boys.

1. Abia - Josia
Abia [Avia], Adonis [Addonia], Adonia [Adonia], Ali [Alia], Andrew [Andonia], Attila [Attilia], Azariah [Azria, Azaria, Azuria], Elias [Ilia, Elia, Eelia], Elijah [Elia], Eligius [Eligia], Gedaliah [Gedalia], Gefen [Gefania, Gephania], Geremia, Jeremiah [Geremia, Jeremia, Yeremia], Gevariah [Gevaria], Hilary [Ilaria, Hilaria], Hosea [Hoseia, Hosheia], Ilya [Ilia], Isaiah [Isia, Isaia], Josiah [Josia]

Malachi [Malakia], Mataniah [Mattania], Nehemiah [Nechemia], Patrick [Patricia], Saahdia, Sequoia, Shia, Tobias [Tobia], Uriah [Uria, Yuria], Zachariah [Zacaria, Zaccaria, Zacharia]

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