The meaning of Eilya is ‘oak’, ‘courage’, ‘of noble origin’, ‘investigator’, or ‘courage’. The origin of the name is disputed. Some sources state that the name is Hebrew in origin. Eilya is the Italian variation of the Hebrew word Elijah. Elijah means ‘Jehovah is God’. The name Elijah appears in the Hebrew Bible. Elijah is a miracle worker and a Prophet. The name is usually given to both girls and boys and is gender-neutral. Eilya is also considered to be a Qur’anic name given to both boys and girls. As per the Quranic interpretation, the name Eilya means the ‘class of people who live in Illiyyeen’. That is the name is used in reference to people who have a high place in Paradise. The name Elijah appears in the Quran too. In the Quran, Elijah is a messenger of God or Prophet. Some people believe that those with the name Eilya will have an interest in science, research, and mysticism. A famous personality with the name Eliya includes Juan Eliya, a poet.