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What does Elisher mean?

Elisher Pronunciation of Elisher [el-ish-er] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Elisher is "God is salvation". Elisher is a version of Elisha (Hebrew): contracted transcription of Elishu'a.


5 different relations via Elisha: Eleisha, Elisee, Eliseo, Elishah and Eliso.

Creative forms:
(male) Edisher, Elishel, ..


Middle name pairings:
Elisher Cain (E.C.), ..

How popular is Elisher?

Elisher is an uncommon given name for males. Elisher is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Elisher (not ranked) are Elisha (#778 from recent data) and Eliseo (#911). Other forms, like Eliso, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Elisher was common among parents 135 years ago (median #812) and is almost as conventional today (#844, 11.3%). Elisha has historically been the top pick of parents, although Eliseo seems to be gaining popularity too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eliseo, Elisha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elisher and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alaister, Alaster, Aleister, Alester, Alister, Allister, Alyster, Asher, Eibhear, Eibhir, Einer, Eizer, Elber, Elder, Eleazer, Elemer, Elger, Eliazar, Elice, Elie, Eliezer, Elihu, Elis, Elison, Elisson, Elisud, Ellger (see Alger), Ellmer, Elmer, Fischer, Fisher, Flecher, Kaiser, Krister, Maither, Oliver, Olivier, Osher, Usher, Ussher, Vischer and Wister. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elisher.

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