Elias Name Meaning

Greek, Spanish (Elías), Catalan, Portuguese, English, Welsh, French (Élias), German, Dutch, Hungarian (Éliás), Czech (Eliáš), and Jewish: from a medieval personal name, the New Testament Greek form of Hebrew Eliyahu ‘Jehovah is God’ (Anglicized as Elijah in the Old Testament of the King James Bible). This name was borne by a Biblical prophet, but its popularity among Christians in the Middle Ages was a result of its adoption by various early saints, including a 7th-century bishop of Syracuse and a 9th-century Spanish martyr.

List of People with Surname Elias

Based on our public records, there are a total of 12,324 people with the surname Elias. Among these people surnamed Elias, there are approximately 1,104 distinct names, with an average of 11 people who share the same name. Elizabeth Elias, Karen Elias and Anthony Elias are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Elias, with 60, 60 and 60 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Elias, with a total of 3,266 people, and there are a total of 792 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Elias, with a total of 1,154 people and an average of 540 distinct names.