US Popularity:1561
Meaning:God has answered; My God is Yahweh
If you prayed to your God that one day you would be fortunate enough to have a little one by your side and now that dream’s a reality, congratulations! Originating from Hebrew and derivation from the popular name Eliyanah , the gender-neutral name Elia means “God has answered.” Just like the meaning of this charming name, this name can be a great choice if you see baby as an answer to your wishes. Elia can also serve as a short version of Elijah, translating to "My God is Yahweh." Elia is a wonderful way to celebrate your faith with baby, with a twist.

Elia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Elia is currently #654 on The Bump
Boy:Elia is currently #474 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Elia is currently #378 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Elia is currently #1561 in U.S. births
Boy:Elia is currently #8003 in U.S. births
Girl:Elia is currently #1674 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 94
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 131

  • Behind the Name, Elia, February 2019

  • WordSense, Elia

  • WordSense, Elijah

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