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


Elja is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Elja thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Elja?

Elja is a Finnish form of the Hebrew name Elijah. The girl’s name Elja is a Scandinavian name of Old Norse origin. Besided, Elja is a feminine form of Elijah

What does the name Elja mean?

Elja means “my God is Yahweh” for boys and girls (from Hebrew “el/אֵל” God + “yah/יָה” = referring to the Hebrew God). The girl’s name additionally means “rival wife” (from Old Norse “elja”).

Pronunciation of Elja

Variants of the name Elja

Elia Elya Élia Elyah

Popularity of the name Elja

The name Elja is ranked #1735 overall.

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