First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ilay mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ilay

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Ilay is of Turkish origin and means "Most beautiful one in the country. The moon over the country.".
  • A user from Turkey says the name Ilay is of Turkish origin and means "Most beautiful".
  • According to a user from Poland, the name Ilay is of Greek origin and means "Light".
  • According to a user from Turkey, the name Ilay is of Turkish origin and means "The most beautiful girl in the country".
Other origins: English,Greek,Gaelic

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Notable Persons Named Ilay

Ilay Bachar is a sports team member for the Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Ilay

  • How Popular is the name Ilay? Ilay is the 41,358th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ilay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 73 babies born with the first name Ilay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ilay to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ilay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ilay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ilay is Wednesday, July 2nd, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Ilay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ilay was in 2015 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Ilay Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ilay is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Ilay: Your name in reverse order is Yali. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ylia. How do you pronounce that?

What Ilays Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Ilay born Oct 22, 1993

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 Central Africa approximately on 1225. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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