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What does Helia mean?

Helia Pronunciation of Helia as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Helia means "sun ray". Helia is an alternate form of Helen (Greek): linked to Greek hÍlios "sun".




VARIANTS Hellia, Hella

RELATED FORMS VIA HELEN Ella, Ellie, Ellin, Galina, Halina, Helaina, Helaine, Helana, Heleen, Heleena, Helena, Helene, Helenna, Hellen, Hellena, Ili, Ilka, Jelena, Leana, Lena, Leni, Leora, Nelda, Nell, Nellie, Nelly, Yelena

(female) Hallia, ..

(male) Heley, ..

Helia Beverly (H.B.), ..

How popular is Helia?

Helia is a rare given name for females. Helia is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Helia (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Ella (#15 VIA LATEST LIST), Ellie (#37), Lena (#301), Helen (#413), Helena (#458), Nellie (#1071), Leora (#1680), Nelly (#1982), Helaine, Helene, Hellen, Leana, Nelda and Nell. Other forms, like Jelena, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Helia was widespread during 1890-1899 (ADOPTION OF 4.1%) and is now significantly reduced (ADOPTION 1%, 76%), with versions such as Nellie becoming somewhat dated. Ellie is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ella, Ellie, Helaine, Helen, Helena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helene, Hellen, Leana, Lena, Leora in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nelda, Nell, Nellie, Nelly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ella, Ellie, Lena, Nellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Helia is alike in pronunciation to Gila, Haeley, Haelie, Haely, Hailea, Hailie, Hala, Halah, Halea, Haley, Hali, Halia, Halie, Halli, Hallie, Hally, Haylea, Haylie, Hellee, Hillie, Hilly, Holli, Hollie and Holly. Other recommended sound-alike names are Allia, Azelia, Belia, Ceclia, Ceilia, Celia, Clelia, Delia, Emelia, Eulia, Fenia, Genia, Gilia, Halima, Hedi, Hedia, Helga, Helima, Helisa, Helle, Helma, Helsa, Hema, Henia, Herta, Hestia, Huela, Huella, Keelia, Kevia, Lalia, Lelia, Lellia, Lesia, Media, Meelia, Melia, Nelia, Netia, Olia, Pelia, Selia, Silia, Tesia, Uvelia, Venia, Weslia, Zalia, Zelia, Zolia and Zylia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Helia.

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