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A Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

Short meaning of IlyaHigh Status, Exalted, Sublime and Superb
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How to pronounce Ilya

Islam + pLay + YUmmy
or Islam + pLay + YArn

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Ilya in Arabic)عِلْيَة
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of IlyaIliah Ilia Ilyah Elia Eliah Ilyat Elyat Elyaa Iliaa Ilyaa Ilya Ilyaa Elya Elieh Eliah
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All Quranic baby names derived from AIN-L-A:

Meaning of Ilya

Ilya is an indirect Quranic name for boys and girls that means “noble”, “high class”, a person who comes from a respected class of society. It also means “the class of people who live in Illiyyeen“, those who have the highest rank in Paradise. It is derived from the AIN-L-A root which is used in many places in the Quran.

Limitless is He in His glory, and sublimely, immeasurably exalted above anything that men may say [about Him] (Quran 17:43)

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Saturday 18th of March 2017 04:34:39 PM

    Ilya is my daughter’s name…Before Ilya her name was Isra

  2. on Saturday 18th of March 2017 04:35:10 PM

    Ilya is my daughter’s name…And she loves her name very much

  3. on Sunday 11th of June 2017 04:10:46 PM

    Ilya is my name . And i thank God . That my mom gave this name to me

  4. on Wednesday 7th of November 2018 08:08:43 AM

    Hi! My name’s also contain Ilya and im very suprised how lucky is this name. Thank you Alhamdulillah

  5. on Wednesday 21st of November 2018 12:03:26 AM

    Hi My name is Ilya, I am so proud of my name, proud of that I am keeping it pure. Thank you my father, he was the one who gave it to me. In my country everybody have difficult long name and my name is so unique. I am in America now, still don’t have issues with pronounciation. Allah aqbar!

  6. on Monday 29th of November 2021 09:40:29 PM

    Can Ilyana be used as a variation of Ilya too, keeping the same meaning? Or does the variation change the meaning to leniency/softness?

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