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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.
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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).
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