What does Elihu mean?
Elihu /eli-hu/ 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 2 years ago) is the only popular variation form of Elihu (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of this form of Elihu was at its highest in 2014 (usage of 0.989%). Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Elihu and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)