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The first name 

Ilias is a male first name.

When two boys called Ilias meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Ilias is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 boys have been named Ilias. In the SmartGenius ranking, Ilias is # 2,642 on the list of most common boys names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Ilias.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Ilias -
at home only in a few regions of the USA

In not even one in five states you will find more than 4 men and boys with the name Ilias. This first name might not be completely unknown, but in the entire United States, there are about 227 Americans who bear this name. And these 227 men and boys named Ilias live in no more than 6 different states, including for example California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois and New York. In the other 44 states, there are either none or less than a handful boys and men with this name (to explain: The official statistics provide the data per state only if at least five men with a specific name live in the same state. So, it’s quite possible that there are one or two states where someone with the name Ilias lives although the name is not listed in the official statistics. Should you be one of those rare people whose name is Ilias and you live outside the states highlighted on the map, please let us know so we can improve our statistics). The state with the most boys and men named Ilias relative to its male population is California. And even there, only one male in 126,182 would raise his hand if you asked, who is called Ilias.

Ilias has 5 letters 
and begins with an I

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter I is quite rare as a first letter for boys' names: only 1.5% of all common boys' names in the US begin with an I. The most common first letters of boys' names, by the way, are J, A and D, while X, U and Q are the least common initials of boys' names.

With five letters, the name Ilias is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 1.5% of all boys' names begin with an I, this initial letter is significantly less common than the other letters on average. Nevertheless, there are boys' names with I that are quite popular, the most common at present is Isaac.

Other names with 
I, l, i, a and s

If you take all the letters in the name Ilias – I, l, i, a and s – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Alisi or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Ilias

If your name is Ilias and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Ilias

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Ilias, you can simply say:






This is how the name Ilias is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Ilias in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Ilias

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Ilias is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Ilias

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Ilias sounds like this: