What does Ilia mean?
Ilia /il-ia/ [3 sylls.] as a name for boys. Ilia's name origins are Greek, Hebrew and Russian, and the meaning of the name Ilia is "Jehovah is God". Ilia is a version of Elias (Greek, Hebrew). Ilia is also a form of Ilya (Russian, Hebrew).
How popular is Ilia?
Ilia is an unusual first name for males. Ilia is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Ilia and related names. Prominent variation forms of Ilia (not in Top 1000) are Eli (#49 in 2014), Elias (#103), Elie, Eliot, Elis, Elliot (#217) and Ellis (#443). Variants like Eljasz are seldom used. These boy names are at the top of their popularity presently (usage of 0.4554%), except for the form Elie which has become less in vogue. Eli (#49), Elias (#103), Elliot (#217) and Ellis (#443) are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for these names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)