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What does Ilja mean?

Ilja Pronunciation of Ilja as a boys' name has the meaning "Jehovah is God". Ilja is a variant form of Elias (Greek, Hebrew).


RELATED FORMS VIA ELIAS Eelia, Eli, Elia, Elie, Elis, Eljasz, Elli, Elyas, Ilia, Ilie, Ilija, Ilya, Ilyaas, Ilyas



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How popular is Ilja?

Ilja is an unusual given name for men. Ilja is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Ilja (UNLISTED) rated in the Top 2000 are Eli (#58 VIA LATEST LIST), Elias (#67), Elie, Elis, Elyas (#1472) and Ilyas (#1558). These relations of Ilja were popular in 2018 (MEDIAN #1192). Eli and Elias are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Ilja is alike in pronunciation to Algy and Eljah. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Elija, Ilan, Ilar, Ilias, Illya, Ilon, Ira, Isa, Isia and Raja. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ilja.

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