First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Elyas

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Canada says the name Elyas is of Arabic origin and means "The lord is my god".
  2. According to a user from Australia, the name Elyas is of Arabic origin and means "Comes from the Christian name Elijah".
  3. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Elyas means "Phrophet".
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Notable Persons Named Elyas

Notable Persons Named Elyas

Elyas M'Barek

Elyas M'Barek is an actor. He was most active from 2001 to present. Elyas was born on May 29th, 1982 in Munich, Germany.

Elyas Omar

Elyas was born on November 16th, 1936.

Elyas de Daneis

Elyas was born in England.

Elýas Akyýew

Elýas Akyýew is an athlete for the Hazyna SK.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Elyas

Notable Persons With the Last Name Elyas

Biyadiglign Elyas

Biyadiglign Elyas is a soccer player for the Saint George SC and Ethiopia national football team. Biyadiglign was born on May 24th, 1988 in Ethiopia.

Mubarak Elyas

Mubarak Elyas is an athlete for the Jazeerat Al-Feel SC.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elyas U.S.
  White 54.19% 64.26%
  African American 18.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elyas

People with the last name Elyas are most frequently White, African American, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Elyas

  • How Popular is the name Elyas? Elyas is the 9,528th most popular name of all time. As a last name Elyas was the 113,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elyas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,228 babies born with the first name Elyas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elyas to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elyas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Elyas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elyas is Monday, August 15th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Elyas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elyas was in 2019 with a total of 125 babies.
  • Random Elyas Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elyas is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Texas have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Elyas: The name spelled backwards is Sayle. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yelas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elyas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 155 people with the last name Elyas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elyas? Elyas is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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