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


Eliyah is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Eliyah?

Eliyah is a variant of the biblical name Elijah, which derived from the Hebrew name ‘Eliyyahu (אֱלִיָּהוּ).

What does the name Eliyah mean?

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

Other variants

Eliyah can also be spelled Elia, Elyah and Eliah. Other variants are Elija, Elijah, Elyjah, Èlijah or Eljah. Anagrams for Eliyah are Haylie and Hailey.

Nicknames for Eliyah

Popular nicknames for Eliyah are Elle, El, Eli, Elli or Liyah.

Middle names for Eliah

Popular middle names for Eliah are Alec, Benjamin, Brook, Caden, Caleb, Cole, Daniel, David, Dean, Finley, George, Gray, Henry, Jacob, James, Joseph, Kai, Lucas, Martin, Michael, Nathan, Noah, Robert, Theodor and William.

Famous people named Eliyah

  • Eliyah Kiptoo is a former Kenyan athlete and now biathlete. The German Coach Klaus Bergman suggested he make the change since he could never compete with the athletes. At his first Biathlon he made the Top 20 easily.
  • Eliyah Havemann (born 1975) is an author who was born Felix Havemann, converted to Judaism, emigrated to Israel and changed his name to Eliyah. He is the son of Wolf Biermann and Sibylle Havemann. His publications cover the topics of online technologies, Judaism, Israel and anti-Semitism.

Pronunciation of Eliyah

Variants of the name Eliyah

Eliah Elija Elijah Eljah Elyjah Élijah

Popularity of the name Eliyah

The name Eliyah is ranked #396 overall.

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