[ 3 syll. e-lia, el-ia ] The baby boy name Elia is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is ey-LIY-aa- or iy-LAY-aa- †. Elia is a Dutch, German, Italian, and Zuni name of Hebrew and English origin.
Elia is a variant of Elias.
Elia is also a contraction of the name Elijah (English and Hebrew) in the Dutch, German, Italian, and Zuni languages.
Elia is also a variant of the name Ellis (English and Welsh) in the Italian and Zuni languages.
Elia is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Elia, Elijah was the most popular in 2018.
† English pronunciation for Elia: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"