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What does Ilija mean?

Ilija Pronunciation of Ilija [il-i-ja] as a boys' name. The name Ilija means "Jehovah is God". Ilija is a version of Elias (Greek, Hebrew).


13 related forms via Elias: Eelia, Eli, Elia, Elice, Elie, Eliot, Elis, Ilia, Ilie, Ilja, Ilya, Ilyaas and Ilyas.

Creative forms:
(male) Inija, Isija, ..

(female) Ilira, Ilis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ilija Riley (I.R.), ..

How popular is Ilija?

Ilija is an uncommon given name for men. Ilija is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Eli (#53 from recent data), Elias (#100), Eliot (#1103), Ilyas (#1774), Elie and Elis are the popular related forms of Ilija (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Ilija was widespread 2 years ago (average #1142) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1171, 3.3% less usage). Eli is the continual favorite, though Elias has grown popular as well over time. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Ilija is pronounced similarly to Eligia, Elija and Elijah. Other suggested similar names are Abija, Ilias, Illya, Isia and Urija. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ilija.

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