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What does Ilie mean?

Ilie Pronunciation of Ilie [ilie] as a boys' name. The name Ilie means "Jehovah is God". Ilie is a version of Elias (Greek, Hebrew). Ilie is also a variant of Ilias (Greek, Hebrew).


Ilie has 7 variants: Eelia, Eli, Elia, Elie, Elli, Ilia and Ilya.

8 more different relations via Elias, Ilias: Elice, Eliot, Elis, Ellice, Ellis, Ilija, Ilja and Ilyas.

Creative forms:
(male) Ilin, Inie, ..

(female) Ilin, Ilio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ilie Kilian (I.K.), ..

How popular is Ilie?

Ilie is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#98770 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Eli (#53 the previous year), Elias (#100), Elie, Eliot (#1103), Elis, Ellis (#419) and Ilyas (#1774) are the prominent variation forms of Ilie (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Ilija, are seldom used. These forms of Ilie were favored 2 years ago (adoption of 0.65%) and have remained as popular to this day (adoption 0.64%, 1.3%). Eli is more familiar than the rest, though Elias has gained in popularity over time. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eli, Elias, Elie, Eliot, Ellis, Ilyas in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ilie is alike in pronunciation to Ali, Alia, Alley, Allie, Alois, Aly, Eliu, Eloi, Elois, Eloy, Ely, Illya, Ola, Olley, Ollie, Wallie, Willie and Wylie. Other recommended names are Abie, Acie, Albie, Alfie, Algie, Alvie, Arie, Arlie, Erie, Erlie, Iain, Iggie, Ike, Ikie, Ilan, Ilar, Ilon, Imre, Imrie, Ince, Inge, Isia, Isme, Itiel, Ive, Izik, Obie, Odie and Skie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ilie.

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