Elijah
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
i-LIE-jə/i-LIE-zhə
Meaning
Yahweh is my God
More info about the name "Elijah"

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.

Popularity of the Name Elijah
Famous Elijahs

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

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