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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.
There is 1 feminine form of Elias: Ellis.
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).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elias for boys (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Elias and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eli, Elias, Elie, Elijah, Eliot, Elis, Elliot, Ellis and Ellsworth. (2015 statistics).
Elias is also pronounced similarly to Elliss and Ilias. Other suggested similar baby names are Eliam, Elian, Elija, Eliso, Eljah, Elois and Esias. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elias.
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