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Elisha meaning, boyElisha (boy)

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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.


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 name popularity of the name Elisha for boys (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elisha name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Elisha and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eli, Elijah, Eliseo and Elisha. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eli, Elijah, Eliseo, Elisha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eli, Elijah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Eligia, Elija and Elis. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elisha.


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