Other Origin(s):Finnish, Greek, Hebrew
Meaning:Torch, light; Sun ray; Oak tree; Joy
Ilonka is a feminine name of Hungarian origin with Greek and Hebrew roots. Traditionally spelled Ilona, this name is a Hungarian variant of the Greek name Helen. Translating to “torch,” “light,” or “sun ray,” this name can always remind your little one that they’re a warm, dazzling addition to your family. Ilonka may also come from the Hebrew name Elon, meaning “oak tree.” While it’s a great way to strengthen baby’s inner tree hugger, the oak tree can also symbolize strength, wisdom, and endurance, giving your little one plenty of inspiration. Ilonka may also have Finnish roots, coming from the word ilo and translating to “joy.” With baby’s sunny smile and earthy demeanor, the name Ilonka is sure to match baby’s joyful presence.

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