Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Eliya mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Eliya

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Eliya means "My God is Yahweh" and is of Hebrew origin.
names by meaning.

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Eliya to us below

International Interest
Also see international interest

Notable Persons Named Eliya

Notable Persons Named Eliya

Eliya XIV [XIII] Abulyonan

His most notable accomplishments were from 1878 to 1894. Eliya was born in 1840 in Mosul. He passed away on June 27th, 1894.

Eliya Abuna

Eliya was born in 1862 in Kirkuk. He breathed his last breath in 1955.


Fun Facts about the name Eliya

  • How Popular is the name Eliya? Eliya is the 13,235th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eliya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 734 babies born with the first name Eliya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eliya to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eliya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Eliya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eliya is Thursday, February 2nd, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Eliya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eliya was in 2012 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Eliya Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eliya is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Eliya: The name spelled backwards is Ayile. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ialey. How do you pronounce that?
  • Related Names by Origin

    Rank Name Gender
    340 Siah Neutral
    4.4m Michael Boy
    173 Zani Neutral
    428k Sara Girl
    105 Deya Girl
    354 Bathsheba Girl
    1k Zacharie Boy
    389 Zed Boy
    1k Sharolyn Girl
    37k Zion Neutral

    Related Names by Gender

    Rank Name Origin
    571 Akai Japanese
    1k Nyjah African
    340 Siah Hebrew
    133 Tashan Arabic
    168 Zaylyn English
    162 Jontay French
    684 Jupiter Roman
    1k Cache French
    <100 Xiao Chinese
    173 Zani Hebrew