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September 24, 2020

Over 112,000 Romanians celebrated their name day on Saint Ilie

According to figures provided by the Ministry of Administration and Interior (MAI), over 112,000 Romanians, including 89 women, celebrated their name day yesterday, on Saint Prophet Ilie Tesviteanul – the Romanian name of biblical Prophet Elijah. Most Romanians that celebrate their name day on Saint Prophet Ilie Tesviteanul are called Ilie (109,058), 3,237 are named Iliuta and 16 bear the name of Ilius. The 89 women are called Ilia.

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