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Ilya

Ilya Meaning and Origin

Ilya is a boy’s name meaning “the Lord is my God” and is of Russian origin. The name Ilya is derived from the ancient Greek name Elias, which means “Yahweh is my God” or “my God is Yahweh.” Ilya is a masculine given name and is widely used in Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine. The name Ilya has ancient roots and can be traced back to the biblical figure Elijah, a prophet in the Old Testament. In Russian, the name Ilya is a variation of the name Elias or Elijah and has been adopted as a distinct name in its own right. The name Ilya carries a spiritual and religious connotation, emphasizing a strong connection to God. It signifies devotion, faith, and trust in a higher power. 

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