Elijah
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
i-LIE-jə/i-LIE-zhə
Meaning
Yahweh is my God
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Elijah originates in Hebrew language and means "Yahweh is my God". According to the Books of Kings, Elijah was a prophet in Israel in 9th century BC. As a masculine given name it has been used over centuries, but recently its popularity in the United States has risen considerably.

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Famous Elijahs

Elijah Wood - actor
Elijah Cummings - politician
Elijah Dukes - baseball player
Elijah Jones - baseball player

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