What does Elishah mean?
Elishah [el-ishah] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Elishah is "God is salvation". Elishah is an alternate form of Elisha (Hebrew): contracted variation of Elishu'a.
Elishah has 1 variant: Eleisha.Creative forms:
(male) Edishah, Kaishah, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Elishah Tenzin (E.T.), ..
How popular is Elishah?
Elishah is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Elishah is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Elishah (outside Top 2000) are Eliseo (#911 from recent data) and Elisha (#778). Adoption of these forms of Elishah was well-received among parents a century ago (average #812) and is almost as conventional today. Elisha is the steady favorite, though Eliseo has gained in usage. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Elia, Eliam, Elian, Eliana, Elias▲, Eliazar, Eligia, Elihu, Elija, Elijah▲, Eliran, Elis, Elison, Elisson, Elisud, Eliyahu, Eljah, Elkanah and Ephah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elishah.See names in meaning and etymology.