Meaning and name origin
Elyas \e-lyas, el-yas\ as a boy's name is of Greek and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elyas is "Jehovah is God". Elyas is a variant of Elias (Greek, Hebrew): biblical name from the Greek form of Elijah. A boys' name that is little-used.
Elyas is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Elyas and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elias (#103), Ellis (#443) and Elis. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).