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Elias

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42k Ellis (English)

How popular is the baby name Elias in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 65 0 65
1881 41 0 41
1882 57 0 57
1883 44 0 44
1884 48 0 48
1885 60 0 60
1886 41 0 41
1887 34 0 34
1888 24 0 24
1889 36 0 36
1890 36 0 36
1891 24 0 24
1892 38 0 38
1893 35 0 35
1894 36 0 36
1895 29 0 29
1896 28 0 28
1897 24 0 24
1898 32 0 32
1899 20 0 20
1900 23 0 23
1901 17 0 17
1902 21 0 21
1903 20 0 20
1904 26 0 26
1905 29 0 29
1906 18 0 18
1907 32 0 32
1908 40 0 40
1909 28 0 28
1910 34 0 34
1911 45 0 45
1912 97 0 97
1913 117 0 117
1914 111 0 111
1915 114 0 114
1916 162 0 162
1917 154 0 154
1918 142 0 142
1919 168 0 168
1920 168 0 168
1921 150 0 150
1922 162 0 162
1923 162 0 162
1924 180 0 180
1925 193 0 193
1926 207 0 207
1927 185 0 185
1928 181 0 181
1929 178 0 178
1930 177 5 172
1931 149 0 149
1932 145 0 145
1933 146 5 141
1934 128 0 128
1935 130 0 130
1936 116 0 116
1937 112 0 112
1938 124 0 124
1939 138 0 138
1940 103 0 103
1941 138 0 138
1942 111 0 111
1943 108 0 108
1944 118 0 118
1945 131 0 131
1946 101 0 101
1947 140 0 140
1948 133 0 133
1949 145 0 145
1950 163 0 163
1951 157 0 157
1952 164 0 164
1953 160 0 160
1954 163 0 163
1955 148 0 148
1956 149 5 144
1957 142 0 142
1958 153 0 153
1959 154 0 154
1960 170 0 170
1961 191 0 191
1962 175 0 175
1963 186 0 186
1964 182 0 182
1965 170 0 170
1966 169 0 169
1967 161 0 161
1968 165 0 165
1969 201 0 201
1970 227 0 227
1971 223 0 223
1972 253 0 253
1973 232 0 232
1974 312 0 312
1975 311 5 306
1976 317 6 311
1977 371 5 366
1978 364 8 356
1979 374 0 374
1980 385 0 385
1981 395 0 395
1982 406 0 406
1983 390 0 390
1984 349 0 349
1985 428 0 428
1986 421 0 421
1987 520 7 513
1988 553 6 547
1989 648 5 643
1990 665 0 665
1991 707 0 707
1992 697 0 697
1993 775 5 770
1994 812 0 812
1995 894 5 889
1996 925 7 918
1997 1,042 8 1,034
1998 1,140 0 1,140
1999 1,228 9 1,219
2000 1,408 5 1,403
2001 1,526 8 1,518
2002 1,574 0 1,574
2003 1,718 7 1,711
2004 1,765 6 1,759
2005 2,121 5 2,116
2006 2,160 0 2,160
2007 2,365 5 2,360
2008 2,529 7 2,522
2009 2,482 0 2,482
2010 2,833 9 2,824
2011 2,985 0 2,985
2012 3,225 6 3,219
2013 3,490 0 3,490
2014 3,771 5 3,766
2015 4,072 10 4,062 #100 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Elias baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 66,220 babies born with the name Elias in the United States. That's more than enough Elias to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 65 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Elias" was in 2015 with a total of 4,062 babies. (That's a lot of baby Elias)

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elias" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, 598 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 2,985 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Elias popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Elias" mean? The list below shows the origins of Elias as well as things modernly associated with the name Elias such as celebrities named Elias.

Origin and Meaning of Elias

The name "Elias" is of English origin, and it means "The Lord is My God". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Elias Koteas

Elias Koteas is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to present. Elias was born in 1961 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan is a director, actor, producer, screenwriter and novelist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1934 to 1976. Elia was born in 1909 as Elias Kazantzoglou in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Elias

Elias Disney
Elias Sports Bureau
Elias Wilf
Elias Ymer
Elias Groll
Elias Isquith
Elias Theodorou
Elias Zerhouni

Alternative Meanings

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

L is for luster, your shine.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

Your name in reverse order is "Saile". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lasei". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elias born Mar 2, 1957

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Italy approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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