Elijah

Name Meaning

Hebrew for "Yahweh is God." It's the name of an Israelite prophet in the First and Second Books of Kings in the Bible. Traditionally a popular Jewish boys' name, it has rocketed in popularity since the 1990s.

Origin

Hebrew

Theme

Biblical, Exotic, Cute, Popular, Middle

Syllables

3

Nicknames

Eli

Famous Namesakes

Actor Elijah Wood, Religious leader Elijah Muhammad

Celebrity Babies

Son of Tiffany, Son of James Spader, Son of Cher, Son of Bono, Son of Wynnona Judd

Popularity in 2019

#1

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