Elias

Elias - A very unique male name



  Jul 15,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elias, meaning Yahweh is God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #449. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elias and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elias? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Elias. The baby boy name Elias was given to 3,194 baby boys in 2012, ranking #114 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 514 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elias peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 114.



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Elias is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elias is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #39 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #505.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Elias is where you live.


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Elias origin and meaning

Elias is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means Yahweh is God. To see famous people named Elias, pop culture references for the name Elias and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Elias

We've found the following names that sound similar to Elias, sorted by popularity.

Elijah / Ellis / Elisha / Eliseo / Elzie / Eligio / Elza / Elyjah / Eligah / Eulogio /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012114
2011139
2010141
2009157
2008157
2007173
2006186
2005187
2004206
2003210
2002219
2001227
2000242
1999258
1998262
1997276
1996293
1995303
1994320
1993335
1992351
1991352
1990360
1989360
1988378
1987387
1986422
1985411
1984453
1983408
1982423
1981424
1980427
1979415
1978432
1977410
1976437
1975465
1974438
1973507
1972487
1971538
1970517
1969548
1968562
1967592
1966557
1965575
1964582
1963571
1962584
1961558
1960592
1959622
1958620
1957616
1956605
1955611
1954565
1953554
1952536
1951541
1950530
1949550
1948569
1947577
1946605
1945524
1944537
1943570
1942567
1941496
1940603
1939477
1938520
1937538
1936524
1935485
1934495
1933502
1932510
1931462
1930456
1929441
1928461
1927452
1926439
1925441
1924470
1923462
1922498
1921521
1920501
1919505
1918510
1917478
1916456
1915521
1914451
1913402
1912405
1911395
1910449

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico39
Rhode Island66
Colorado72
Arizona78
California90
District of Columbia93
New York96
Oregon97
Washington99
Massachusetts99
Vermont105
Kansas107
New Jersey110
Alaska111
Connecticut111
Virginia113
Hawaii114
Delaware119
Indiana119
Wisconsin122
West Virginia127
Florida130
Minnesota136
Utah136
Texas137
Idaho138
Maine140
Maryland141
Pennsylvania141
Nevada143
Oklahoma144
North Carolina152
Iowa154
Illinois156
Wyoming156
Ohio165
New Hampshire168
Missouri176
South Carolina190
Alabama191
Tennessee194
Michigan198
Montana204
Kentucky206
Georgia233
Nebraska253
Arkansas255
South Dakota278
Louisiana338
Mississippi505

Even more about Elias


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Elias a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Elias?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Elias
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 514
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +3,194

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