What does Elihu mean?
Elihu /eli-hu/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced ee-LYE-hew. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elihu is "He is my God". Biblical: a young man whose fiery defense of God's righteousness is written of in the Book of Job.
Elihu has 1 variant: Eliu.
Related boy name: Elijah.Kreatif forms: Elahu, Elhu, Elwhu. [more]
How popular is Elihu?
Elihu is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Elihu is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Elijah (#11 in 2014) is the only popular variation form of Elihu (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name was at its highest in 2014 (usage of 0.989%). Elijah (#11) is the most fashionable boy name here, with this name undergoing a rebound in popularity. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Elihu and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)