Elijah meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Elijah No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: English Hebrew Biblical
Religion: Muslim How to pronounce Elijah e-li-jah What does my name mean? 
Meanings: My God Is YAHWEH Illustrious Pledge Trusted Shining Pledge Bright Promise Bright Oath English form of Elias (meaning My God is Yahweh).

Elijah was ranked 9 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 18.18% from its previous ranking of 11 in 2015. Elijah was ranked 929 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.06% from its previous ranking of 939 in 2015.

Full form of Elijah : Excitable Lonely Insightful Joyful Articulate Honorable

Elijah is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 2005 and ranked 46 in 2015. Around 8295 people wear Elijah as their first name. Elijah is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2006 and ranked 46 in 2015. Only 8295 people have Elijah as their first name. Elijah is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Elijah was a widely used first name for boy but is an uncommon first name for a girl which is a rare girl name since 2016 and ranked 9 (0.350268% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 268945 people wear Elijah as their first name. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Elijah showcases in the charts. 0.074405% of US citizens have this given name.

Complete history of Elijah
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1922297311
1923315302
1976407301
1977325503
1978308547
1979276697
1980273754
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Expression number of Elijah is 9.

Elijah are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. Elijah are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. Elijah are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent.

Names that rhyme with Elijah Famous people named Elijah
Elijah DeJesus in Pearl as Actress
Elijah Wood in Quarterfinals Week 1 as
Elijah T. Kelly in Blame as Actor
Elijah Oliver in Selma as Actor
Elijah Nash in Quest as Actor
Elijah Burke in Pope: Against All Odds as
Elijah Cook in The Source Awards as Actor
Elijah Kelly in Like a Virgin as
Elijah Grissom in Against the Grain as Actor
Elijah Velarde in Casa de mi Padre as Actor
Names like Elijah Elijah Namesakes Related Names: Eli Elia Eliab Eliabeth Eliah Eliahna Eliahs Eliahu Eliajah Eliakim Eliam Elian Eliana Elianah Eliandra Eliane Eliani Elianie Elianis Elianna Posts having Elijah: Comments :Marianela Burfield Elijah is a first male, foreign variant of the name Elijah. Elijah may also be a surname. People named Elijah: Elijah Wood - American actor, Elijah Muhammad - black activist US, Elijah Kelley - actor state-unidense, Elijah Baley - character several novels of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov, Elijah Pitts - professional player of American football. Popularity of Elijah
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Other variants of Elijah :Ilyas Elias Eliou Eliyyahu Helias Ilia Ilija Iliya Elia Elian Eelis Eljas Élie Ilias Éliás Illés Ile Elis Eliasz Ilie Ilya Elías İlyas  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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