Eli·​as i-ˈlī-əs How to pronounce Elias (audio)
: elijah

Word History


Late Latin, from Greek Ēlias, from Hebrew Ēlīyāh

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Elias was before the 12th century

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“Elias.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elias. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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