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Elkanah meaning and name origin

Elkanah \e-lka-nah, el-kanah\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Elkanah), is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elkanah is "God has purchased". Biblical name and variant spelling of Elchanah.

Elkanah has 1 variant form: Elkana.

For more information, see also the related name Elchanan.

Baby names that sound like Elkanah are Elkana and Elchana.

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Popularity of Elkanah

Elkanah is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Elkanah for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Elkanah with its variant form and related boy baby names.
Popularity of name Elkanah
Popularity of Elkanah