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