Elias is a name for a child of Hebrew origin that means 'my God is Yahweh'. It is a name with a millenary tradition full of meaning, and as it is not one of the most frequent names, it may be ideal for your child to maintain originality without falling into eccentricity. He celebrates his name day o
Elias is a name for a child of Hebrew origin that means 'my God is Yahweh'. It is a name with a millenary tradition full of meaning, and as it is not one of the most frequent names, it may be ideal for your child to maintain originality without falling into eccentricity.
He celebrates his name day onJuly 20, which is the day of Saint Elijah.
Characteristics of the name Elías
The name Elías implies a strong and charismatic personality. Elias is imaginative, witty and creative. His character immediately attracts the admiration of others for having a great confidence in himself and enormous capacity for resolution. In addition, Elías is energetic and dynamic, with leadership skills and an entrepreneur. All these elements make Elías the ideal person to succeed.
The name of your child is recognized throughout the world thanks to the biblical tradition, although today it is already stripped of any religious symbolism it may have. As Elias variants more known we have the French Elie, the Italian Elia and the English Elijah, the latter one of the forms that more interest awaken by its attractiveness.
If history has left us great celebrities named Elías, nowadays we also find representation of the name of your son, especially in the world of cinema. From America we also get Elijah Wood who played Frodo in 'The Lord of the Rings'.
As a curiosity, few people know the true name of one of the myths of cinema that has made millions of people around the world dream, Walter Elías Disney. Although the popularity of the name Elias is due above all to the mysterious biblical prophet of the ninth century a. C. recognized both by Christianity, as by Islam and Judaism.
To know the origin and meaning of other names that celebrate their saint in the month of January, consult our calendar of the names of saints of January. You will find all the curiosities related to the name and date of your name day.
And also, we have the most complete guide of names for babies of boys and girls. Here you will find all the names for babies arranged alphabetically to know their origin and meaning.