Name Elijah Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Elijah


Elijah is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Elijah

The biblical name Elijah derived from the Hebrew name ‘Eliyyahu (אֱלִיָּהוּ). In the Old Testament Elijah was a Hebrew prophet.

What is the meaning of the name Elijah?

Elijah means “my God is Yahweh” (from Hebrew “el/אֵל” God + “yah/יָה” = referring to the Hebrew God).

Pronunciation of Elijah

Variants of the name Elijah

Eliah Elija Eliyah Eljah Elyjah Élijah

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Popularity of the name Elijah

The name Elijah is ranked #236 overall.

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