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See also: Ilja and Iľja



First recorded as a given name of Latvians in early 20th century. From Russian И́лья (Ílʹja, Elijah).

Proper noun[edit]

Iļja m

  1. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Илья́ (Ilʹjá).

Related terms[edit]


  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Iļja was the only given name of 3024 persons in Latvia on January 1st 2011, including Russian speakers.