Elia - boys name

Elia name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 37%

Elia name meaning:

The name Elia is a variant of the biblical name Elijah, derived from the Hebrew name אֵלִיָּהוּ (Eliyahu) meaning "my God is Yahweh." It carries a strong religious significance, as it refers to the Hebrew God, Yahweh, and the name Elijah is associated with a prophet mentioned in the Old Testament.

Elia, as a boy's name, can also be found in various cultures, including Italian, Spanish, and Greek, where it can be a short form of names like Elías or Eliahu. In these contexts, the name Elia can be associated with qualities like strength, devotion, and divine protection. It often carries a sense of spirituality and faith.

Overall, the name Elia represents a connection to the divine and can symbolize a child who is devoted, faithful, and benevolent. It is a name with deep religious roots and carries a sense of reverence and spirituality.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Elijah. Jehovah is God.


Unisex names

Related names

Elijah , Elia , Elias , Eliasz , Eliot , Eliott , Eliya , Eliyahu , Eljah, Ellecia, Ellice, Elliot , Elliott , Ellis , Ellisha, Ellison , Ellyce, Elya , Elyce

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Overall UK ranking: 3017 out of 4789

6 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Elia

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