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Elisha meaning and name origin
Elisha \e-li-sha\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Elisha), is pronounced ee-LYE-shah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elisha is "God is my salvation". Biblical: faithful attendant and successor to the prophet Elijah.
Elisha has 7 variant forms: Eleisha, Eli, Elisee, Eliseo, Elisher, Eliso and Lisha.
Baby names that sound like Elisha are Ailesh, Alicio, Aloisio, Welsh and Walsh.
Popularity of Elisha
Elisha is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1204 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Elisha for boys. (2010 statistics) Compare Elisha with its variant forms and related boy baby names.