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What does Elkanah mean?

Elkanah Pronunciation of Elkanah [elka-nah] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Elkanah) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elkanah is "God has made". Biblical name and variant spelling of Elchanah.

Associated with: biblical.


Elkanah has 2 variants: Elkan and Elkana.

Related boy name: Elchanan.

1 more relation via Elchanah: Elchana.

Creative forms:
(male) Rikanah, ..

(female) Elkada, Elkala, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elkanah Ibrahim (E.I.), ..

How popular is Elkanah?

Elkanah is a rare given name for men. Elkanah is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Elkanah has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Elan, Elazar, Eleasar (see Eleazar), Eleazar, Elhanan, Elhannan, Elian, Eliana, Eliazar, Elijah, Elishah, Eljah, Elman and Quanah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elkanah.

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