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Eljah

What does Eljah mean?

Eljah Pronunciation of Eljah [el-jah] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Eljah means "Jehovah is God". Eljah is an alternate form of Elijah (Hebrew): from Eliyahu.

Variations

11 related forms via Elijah: Eli, Elia, Elias, Elie, Elihu, Elija, Eliot, Eliyahu, Ellis, Ely and Elyot.

Creative forms:
(male) Glejah, Onjah, ..

(female) Elear, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eljah Gael (E.G.), ..

How popular is Eljah?

Eljah is an uncommon first name for males. Eljah is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Eljah (outside Top 2000) are Elijah (#11 the previous year), Eli (#53), Elias (#100), Ellis (#419), Eliot (#1103), Eliyahu (#1349), Ely (#1505), Elija, Elie and Elihu. Other variants, like Elyot, are seldom used. These relations of Eljah were popular as birth names less than a decade ago (usage of 1.38%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 1.36%, down 2%). Elijah has been the recurring favorite, although Eli seems to be gaining favor too. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eli, Elias, Elie, Elihu, Elija in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elijah, Eliot, Eliyahu, Ellis, Ely in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Eljah is alike in pronunciation to Ilja. Other recommended names are Alvah, Elam, Elan, Elgar, Eliam, Elian, Eljasz, Eljin, Elkan, Ellar, Elman, Elmar, Elrad, Elyas, Ephah, Ezrah and Rajah. Like Eljah, these names are not frequently used.

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