What does Ilka mean?
Ilka /il-ka/ as a girls' name is of Slavic origin, and the meaning of Ilka is "flattering, hardworking". Writer Ilka Chase.
How popular is Ilka?
Ilka is an uncommon given name for females. Ilka is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Helen (#404 via latest list) is the only prominent alternative form of Ilka (not in Top 1000). This form of Ilka was favored as a birth name during 1910-1919 (adoption of 1%) and is now much less common (adoption 0.6%, down 40%). Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Ilka and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Ilka is pronounced similarly to Elka, Elkie, Ellke, Ulka and Yulka. Other recommended similar baby names are Ila▼, Ilisa, Ilise, Ilissa, Illa, Illsa, Ilsa, Ilsae, Ilsaie, Ilse, Ilysa, Ilysah, Ilyse, Ilysia and Ilyssa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ilka.