Names.org
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.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 11 0 11
1883 5 0 5
1888 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1897 6 0 6
1900 7 0 7
1911 7 0 7
1912 14 0 14
1913 11 0 11
1914 20 0 20
1915 22 0 22
1916 20 0 20
1917 19 0 19
1918 21 0 21
1919 20 0 20
1920 15 0 15
1921 20 0 20
1922 18 0 18
1923 7 0 7
1924 19 0 19
1925 15 0 15
1926 21 0 21
1927 21 0 21
1928 27 0 27
1929 15 0 15
1930 11 0 11
1931 13 0 13
1932 10 0 10
1933 12 0 12
1934 8 0 8
1935 5 0 5
1936 7 0 7
1937 9 0 9
1938 8 0 8
1939 9 0 9
1940 10 0 10
1941 11 0 11
1942 7 0 7
1943 5 0 5
1944 5 0 5
1946 8 0 8
1947 8 0 8
1948 10 0 10
1949 7 0 7
1950 7 0 7
1951 6 0 6
1952 6 0 6
1953 12 0 12
1954 7 0 7
1955 7 0 7
1956 5 0 5
1957 6 0 6
1961 8 0 8
1962 5 0 5
1963 7 0 7
1964 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1970 6 0 6
1974 11 0 11
1976 5 0 5
1977 11 0 11
1979 8 0 8
1981 7 0 7
1983 10 0 10
1984 7 0 7
1985 5 0 5
1986 12 0 12
1987 5 0 5
1989 11 0 11
1990 14 0 14
1991 13 0 13
1992 6 0 6
1993 9 0 9
1994 9 0 9
1995 9 0 9
1996 16 0 16
1997 8 0 8
1998 11 0 11
1999 6 0 6
2000 11 0 11
2001 18 0 18
2002 8 0 8
2003 16 0 16
2004 15 0 15
2005 17 0 17
2006 18 0 18
2007 14 0 14
2008 19 0 19
2009 22 0 22
2010 16 0 16
2011 13 0 13
2012 8 0 8
2013 14 0 14
2014 15 0 15

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elihu" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 14 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Elihu" mean? The list below shows the origins of Elihu as well as things modernly associated with the name Elihu such as celebrities named Elihu.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Elihu

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

Alternative Meanings

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

U is for unique, your love of life.

Your name in reverse order is "Uhile". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lheiu". 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.

Past life for Elihu born Apr 15, 2014

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 Central India approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Elihu

Name poster for Elihu(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Popular Baby Names And Their Meanings - A name is that unique word that identifies you as the person you are. Do you know the top baby names and their meaning?

Names Searched Right Now

81k Hugh
< 1k Dizza
< 1k Kocoum
< 1k Jerine
< 1k Annav
< 1k Ahtur
< 1k Palesa
15k Jordon
< 1k Oshin
< 1k Efleda
< 1k Quagmire
330k Natalie
< 1k Shiril
5k Sarita
< 1k Neeru
< 1k Koy
< 1k Sunidhi
185k Eileen
< 1k Name
< 1k Nurain