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What does Elisha mean?

Elisha Pronunciation of Elisha 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 El-, -isha, blend


VARIANTS Eleasha, Eleisha, Elesha, Elicia, Ellisha

OTHER FORMS 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, Lesha




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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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elisha name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elisha outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Elisha (#1732 IN RECENT RANKINGS) are Alyssa (#93), 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elisha, Aleesha, Aleisha, Alesha, Aleshia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alesia, Alicia, Alisa, Alisha, Alishia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alisia, Alissa, Alysa, Alysha, Alysia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyssa, Elicia, Elisa, Elise, Elissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elyse, Elyssa, Leisha, Lesha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alica, Alicia, Alisha, Alyssa, Elisa, Elise outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elisha is pronounced similarly to Aliosha, Alitia and Alyosha. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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