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xIlya
Origin
Hebrew
Pronunciation
eel-YAH
Meaning
Yahwe is my God
More info about the name "Ilya"
More Info

Ilya is a Russian form Elijah. Elijah is a Hebrew name and is actually a derivative of the much older Greek name “Eliyahu” which means “My God is Yahweh”. The name is a compound of the two words “el” which means “God” or “all powerful” and “Yahweh” which is the Hebrew name for God.

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