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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 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 (2014 statistics).
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