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pinWhat does Elias mean?

Elias /eli-as/ as a boys' 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 variants: Eelia, Eli, Elia, Eliasz, Elice, Elie, Eliot, Elis, Eliyahu, Eljasz, Elli, Ellice, Elliot, Ellis, Elyas, Ilia, Ilie, Ilija, Ilja, Ilya, Ilyaas and Ilyas.

Related boy names: Ellsworth, Elsdon and Elston.

Elias has 7 more related forms via Elijah, Elliot, Ellis: Elihu, Elija, Eliott, Eljah, Elliss, Ely and Elyot.

Elias has 1 feminine form: Ellis.

Kreatif forms: Eielias, Eliasei, Eliassu. [more]

pinHow popular is Elias?

Elias is a very prominent first name for men (#452 out of 1220, Top 37%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1694 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name history of Elias for boys. Elias reached its apex rank of #103 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elias name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elias outside U.S.

Eli (#49 from recent data), Elie, Elijah (#11), Eliot, Elis, Elliot (#217), Ellis (#443), Ellsworth and Ely are the popular related forms of Elias (#103 from recent data) ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Elyot, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Elias was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.422%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 0.418%, 1% less). Elijah has been the recurring favorite, although Elias seems to be becoming a favorite too, while Elie and Ellsworth are now less common.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elias, Eli, Elie, Elijah, Eliot in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elliot, Ellis, Ellsworth, Ely in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elias, Eli, Elijah, Elis, Elliot, Ellis outside U.S.

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Elias is pronounced similarly to Aloys, Alwis, Ilias, Ulisse and Wallas. Other recommended similar baby names are Aias, Amias, Claas, Eian, Eilian, Elam, Elan, Eldis, Elgar, Eliam, Elian, Eliana, Eliran, Eliso, Eliu, Elkan, Ellar, Elman, Elmar, Elois, Elrad, Elvis, Elviss, Elvys, Eneas, Enis, Esaias, Esias, Evian, Klaas and Urias. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elias.