What does Elisha mean?
Elisha [el-isha] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Elisha) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elisha is "God is salvation". Use of Elisha as a feminine name is however more likely as a blend of Elise, Alicia, and related names.
Associated with: blend.
28 more different relations via Alicia, Elise: Aleesha, Aleisha, Alesha▼, Aleshia, Alesia▼, Alica, Alieshea, Alisa▼, Alisha▼, Alishia, Alisia, Alissa▼, Alysa▼, Alysha▼, Alysia▼, Alyssa▼, Eliese, Elisa▲, Elisee, Elissa, Elisse, Elize, Ellissa, Elysa, Elyse▲, Elyssa, Leisha and Lesha.
1 masculine form: Eli.Creative forms:
(female) Elaisha, ..
(male) Elsio, .. Middle name pairings:
Elisha Dalia (E.D.), ..
How popular is Elisha?
Elisha is a very prominent first name for females (#1023 out of 4276, Top 24%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#74164 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Elisha was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #450 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is presently at #1732. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Elisha (#1732 in recent rankings) are Alyssa (#93 in recent rankings), Elise (#174), Alicia (#365), Elisa (#486), Elyse (#653), Alisha (#919), Alissa (#942), Alisa (#1037), Elissa (#1395), Elyssa (#1925), Elicia, Leisha, Lesha, Alysa, Alesia, Aleshia, Alesha, Aleisha, Alica, Alishia, Alysha, Aleesha, Alisia and Alysia. Other forms, like Elysa, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Elisha was widespread among parents 2 decades ago (adoption of 1.7%) and is now much less (adoption 0.5%, ▼71%), with forms such as Alesha falling out of fashion. Elise, Elisa and Elyse are three of the more trendy girl names here.
Elisha▼ is pronounced similarly to Aliosha, Alitia and Alyosha. Other recommended names are Abisha, Aeisha, Alista, Amisha, Anisha, Ayisha, Brisha, Dalisha, Delisha, Editha, Eilis, Eilish, Eleisa, Elia, Eliana▲, Elice, Elida, Elidia, Eligia, Elika, Elina, Elinda, Eliora, Elis, Elisah, Elish, Elisia, Elissia, Elita, Elithia, Elitta, Eliza▲, Elizah, Elka, Ellga, Ellis▲, Elliza, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsey, Ellyssa, Ellyza, Elois, Eloisa, Eloise▲, Eloisia, Elouisa, Eloysia, Elsa, Else, Elsee, Elsha, Elshe, Elssa, Elsy, Eltha, Elysse, Elyssia, Elyzza, Elza, Ihisha, Ilissa, Julisha, Kisha▼, Lisha, Melisha, Nisha, Olisa, Taisha, Teisha, Tisha▼ and Tyisha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elisha.See names in meaning and etymology.