Meaning:Of Elijah; The Lord is my God
Ilya is the Russian variation of the traditional Hebrew boy's name Elijah. It means both "of Elijah" and "The Lord is my God," helping baby to keep his faith and beliefs at the forefront of everything he does. Ilya is also a form of the Greek name Elias, making it a convenient way to honor several heritages in one go. With an -a ending that's unusual for a masculine name, Ilya is sure to be a trendsetter.
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