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What does Eliyahu mean?

Eliyahu Pronunciation of Eliyahu [eliyahu] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eliyahu is "Jehovah is God". The Hebrew form of Elijah.

Affiliated boy name: Elias.


5 different relations via Elijah: Elia, Elias, Elihu, Elija and Eljah.

Creative forms:
(male) Eliyael, Eliyale, ..

(female) Eliyane, Eliyara, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eliyahu Samir (E.S.), ..

How popular is Eliyahu?

Eliyahu is an unusual given name for men and an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Eliyahu was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak position of #1349 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eliyahu name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Eliyahu (#1349 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Elias (#100 the previous year), Elihu, Elija and Elijah (#11). These relations of Eliyahu were at the peak of their popularity in 2014 (adoption of 0.9%) and have remained as popular to this day (adoption 0.9%, up 1%). Elias and Elijah are two of the more chic names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eliyahu, Elias, Elihu, Elija, Elijah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Eliam, Elian, Eliana, Eliasz, Eliran, Elisha, Elishah, Eliu, Elyas, Platyahu and Tuviyahu (see Tuvya). These names tend to be more frequently used than Eliyahu.

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