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What does Gelya mean?

Gelya Pronunciation of Gelya [gelya] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Gelya is "messenger; angel, messenger of God". Gelya is a version of Angela (Greek): from Church Latin.

Associated with: greek, messenger (prophet), angel.


Creative forms:
(female) Geilya, Gilya, ..

(male) Gela, Gelyad, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gelya Shayna (G.S.), ..

How popular is Gelya?

Gelya is a rare given name for women. Gelya is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent variation form of Gelya (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Angela (#220 in 2015). This form of Gelya was popular as a birth name 45 years ago (#7) and is now much less conventional (#220, 96%), with Angela falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Angela in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Angela outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gelya is alike in pronunciation to Geela, Geelah, Giula, Giulia, Jalea, Jeyla, Joela, Joella, Joely, Jola, Joly, Julia and July. Other suggested similar names are Aalya, Aenya, Alya, Amelya, Cesya, Dalya, Delya, Fenya, Gala, Galea, Galia, Galla, Gallya, Galya, Geena, Geenya, Geeta, Geila, Geiliya, Geina, Gelila, Gelilya, Gemma, Gena, Genaya, Genia, Genna, Genya, Gerda, Gerta, Gila, Gilda, Gilia, Giliya, Ginya, Gioya, Glyn, Golda, Hedya, Kenya, Lalya, Leeya, Lenya, Lesya, Lexya, Leya, Melya, Meya, Neelya, Nevya, Reya, Silya, Talya, Tulya, Tzelya and Zenya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gelya.

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