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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Elihu

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: He is my god
  • #9747 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Elihu" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880606
188111011
1883505
1888505
1892505
1897606
1900707
1911707
191214014
191311011
191420020
191522022
191620020
191719019
191821021
191920020
192015015
192120020
192218018
1923707
192419019
192515015
192621021
192721021
192827027
192915015
193011011
193113013
193210010
193312012
1934808
1935505
1936707
1937909
1938808
1939909
194010010
194111011
1942707
1943505
1944505
1946808
1947808
194810010
1949707
1950707
1951606
1952606
195312012
1954707
1955707
1956505
1957606
1961808
1962505
1963707
1964505
1966505
1970606
197411011
1976505
197711011
1979808
1981707
198310010
1984707
1985505
198612012
1987505
198911011
199014014
199113013
1992606
1993909
1994909
1995909
199616016
1997808
199811011
1999606
200011011
200118018
2002808
200316016
200415015
200517017
200618018
200714014
200819019
200922022
201016016
201113013
2012808
201314014
201415015

Want to know about the populiarty of Elihu? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,049 babies born with the name Elihu in the United States. That's more than enough Elihus to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Elihu" was in 1928 with a total of 27 babies.

According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elihu" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of only 22 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Elihu" mean?

Elihu (Hebrew): He is my god

The name "Elihu" is of Hebrew origin and it means "He is my god". It's a name commonly given to boys.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for love, your love of life!

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

Your name in reverse order is "Uhile". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lihue". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Elihu popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Elihu in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Elihu born Dec 4, 1960

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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