[ 2 syll. i-lya, il-ya ] The baby boy name Ilya is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is iy-LYAA †. Ilya is largely used in the Russian and Czech languages, and it is derived from Hebrew and English origins.
Ilya is a Russian variant of Elias.
Ilya is also a Russian variant of the name Elijah (English and Hebrew).
Ilya is also a Czech and Russian variant of the name Ellis (English and Welsh).
Ilya is an unusual baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Ilya, Elijah was the most widely used.
† English pronunciation for Ilya: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"