Think Baby Names - logo

Elisha meaning, boyElisha

Rate Elisha: Do you like this name?

Get creative with Elisha | Add to list (0)


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 salvation". Contracted form of Elishu'a. Biblical: faithful attendant and successor to the prophet Elijah.

Elisha has 9 variant forms: Eleisha, Eli, Elisee, Eliseo, Elishah, Elisher, Eliso, Lisha and Yelisei.

Suggested similar baby names are Eligia, Elija and Elis.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Elisha.


Popularity of Elisha

Elisha is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1204 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Elisha name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Elisha with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Elisha name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Elisha outside U.S.

[Top]