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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 "the Lord is my God". Biblical name from the Greek form of Elijah. Common in the 17th century and now popular in Spain as Elías.

Elias has 8 variant forms: Eelia, Eli, Elia, Elice, Elis, Ellice, Ellis and Elyas.

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

Baby names that sound like Elias are Ilias, Eliso, Elliss and Elois.

View a list of the 8 names that reference Elias.


Popularity of Elias

Elias is a very popular first name for men (#452 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2074 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Elias for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Elias with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Elias name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Elias outside U.S.

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