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Gender: F Origin of Elia: Diminutive of Elijah

Though the most famous Elia, screenwriter Kazan, was male, this name sounds purely female.

Famous People Named Elia

Elia Aboumrad, Mexican-American celebrity chef, contestant on TV's "Top Chef"

Pop Culture References for the name Elia

Elia Martell, character in George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series