Meaning:Shining light; Bright; Hard-working; Flattering
Ilka is a feminine name of Slavic origin. Derived from the Ancient Greek Helenē or Helen, it has the beautiful definition of “shining light” or “bright,” honoring baby’s radiant personality. Due to its link to the popular moniker Helen, it is thought to be related to the name Hḗlios, which is the personification of the sun in Greek mythology. Ilka is also related to the name Elke and is thought to mean “hard-working” or “flattering.” With a name like Ilka, baby will always find their place in the sun.
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