Gender: Male Meaning of Ilya: "the Lord is my God" Origin of Ilya: Russian variation of Elijah

The name Ilya is a boy's name of Greek, Russian origin meaning "the Lord is my God". Ilya and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding Then Eliminating -- Girls Themed".

From the experts:

A rare example of an a-ending boy's name that sounds masculine, Ilya has a large measure of creative Slavic charm. >p>Ilya Ilyich Oblomov is the central character in Goncharov's novel "Oblomov." Unfortunately, he spends most of his life in his bathrobe and slippers.

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