Élyas is a ♂ male name.
Élyas is a French form of the biblical name Elijah, which derived from the Hebrew name ‘Eliyyahu (אֱלִיָּהוּ).
Élyas means “my God is Yahweh” (from Hebrew “el/אֵל” God + “yah/יָה” = referring to the Hebrew God).
July 20: Saint Elijah, prophet in the Hebrew Bible (c. 900 BCE – c. 849 BCE).
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