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Ilya Meaning


What does Ilya mean?

The name Ilya is of Russian origin.

The meaning of Ilya is "the lord is my G-d".

Ilya is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced I-ly-a.

The Given Name Ilya

Ilya is a form of Elijah. See Elijah for further details.

Ilya is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

This 3 syllable name has greatness and a positive vibe.

Alternate names include Ilia.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ilya Frank, Ilya Mechnikov, and Ilya Prigogine.

Ilya Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,627 in baby name popularity for boys with 47 occurrences. It ranked 6,856 in baby name popularity for girls with 17 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,468 in baby name popularity for boys with 32 occurrences. It ranked 14,766 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

Want to see how Ilya sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Ilya Name Popularity Page.

Ilya Related Names

Ilya is a form of Elijah.

Variants of the name Ilya include Ilia.

Famous Ilyas

  • Ilya Frank ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1958
  • Ilya Mechnikov ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1908
  • Ilya Prigogine ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1977
  • Ilya Repin ~ Artist

Ilya Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Ilya.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Ilya Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ilya in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ilya.

Just for fun, see the name Ilya in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ilya in Nautical Flags page.