Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Ilya
meaning = "My god is He" (Russian meaning) or "great or glorious" (Kurdish meaning)
Russian-languageor alternatively Kurdish
related names =
Elijah, Ilya, Iliya, Ilja, Ilyusha, Ilyushenka, Ilyich, Ilyinichna or Ilia
Ilya, Iliya, Ilja, or Ilia is the
Russian-languageform of the male name Elijah, meaning "My god is He". It is pronounced with stress on the second syllable. The diminutive form is Ilyusha or Ilyushenka. The Russian patronymicfor a son of Ilya is "Ilyich", and a daughter is "Ilyinichna".
Ilya is also a Kurdish name meaning great and glorious.
Ilya Muromets, Russian folk hero
Elijah, a Hebrew prophet of the ninth century BC
Elias, another name for the prophet Elijah (St Ilya in Russian)
Ilya Kuryakin, a main character in the TV show "Man from U.N.C.L.E."
Ilya Ilf, Russian author of "Twelve Chairs" and the "Golden Calf"
Ilya Bryzgalov, ice hockey player
Ilya Prigogine, Nobel Prize-winning physicist
Ilya Mechnikov, Nobel Prize-winning microbiologist
Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Russian painter
Ilya Ehrenburg, Russian writer and Soviet cultural ambassador
Ilya Kovalchuk, ice hockey player
Ilya Ulyanov, father of Soviet revolutionary Vladimir Lenin
Ilya Tchaikovsky, father of composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ilya Salkind, movie producer
Ilya Kogan, Famous debt advisor
Ilya Proplayer, godlike cryer diablo 2 player
Ilya (Bristol band), from Bristol
*Ilya (San Diego band)
Branch, in East African languages
* "There is" ("il y a"), in French
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