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Elias meaning and name origin

Elias \e-lias\ as a boy's name is pronounced ee-LYE-us. It is of Greek and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elias is "Jehovah is God". Biblical name from the Greek form of Elijah. The source of both the surnames Ellis and Elliot. Common in the 17th century and now popular in Spain as Elías.

Elias has 22 variant forms: Eelia, Eli, Elia, Eliasz, Elice, Elie, Eliot, Elis, Eliyahu, Eljasz, Elli, Ellice, Elliot, Ellis, Elyas, Ilie, Ilia, Ilija, Ilja, Ilya, Ilyaas and Ilyas.

For more information, see also related names Ellsworth, Elsdon and Elston.

Elias is also pronounced similarly to Elliss and Ilias. Other suggested similar baby names are Eliam, Elian, Elija, Eliso, Eljah, Elois and Esias.

View a list of the 9 names that reference Elias.

Popularity of Elias

Elias is a very popular first name for males (#452 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2074 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Elias name in U.S.
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