Illyria

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Origin and Meaning of Illyria

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     Albanian
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     Greek
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     Italian
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     Celtic
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User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Illyria means "The land of Freedom - Illyria name does not come from Greek origin. Grekos was what the Illyrians called the Epiriots." and is of Albanian origin.
  • A user from Greece says the name Illyria is of Albanian origin and means "Land of Freedom".
  • A submission from Massachusetts, United States says the name Illyria means "Always free" and is of Albanian origin.
  • According to a user from Arizona, United States, the name Illyria is of Greek origin and means "Freedom Land".
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  1. An uncertain region on the east shore of the Adriatic where an ancient Indo-European people once lived
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From Latin Illyria, from Ancient Greek Ἰλλυρία (Illuría), which may be from Illyrian.

  1. A region in the western part of today's Balkan Peninsula that was inhabited by the Illyrians, ancient Indo-European people.

Illyria was also found in the following language(s): Latin

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Fun Facts about the name Illyria

  • How Popular is the name Illyria? Illyria is the 38,411th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Illyria have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89 babies born with the first name Illyria in the United States. That's more than enough people named Illyria 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 Illyria? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Illyria first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Illyria is Wednesday, August 18th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Illyria born? The highest recorded use of the first name Illyria was in 2015 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Illyria: Your name in reverse order is Airylli. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yllraii. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Illyria born Nov 12, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 600. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.