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Gender: Neutral. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1130).

What does the name "Elisha" mean?

Elisha (Hebrew): God is My Salvation

The name "Elisha" is of Hebrew origin and it means "God is My Salvation". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

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

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Elisha? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,645 babies born with the name Elisha in the United States. That's more than enough Elishas to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 32 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Elisha" was in 1980 with a total of 623 babies.

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elisha" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 23 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of only 425 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Elisha popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Elisha 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!

Celebrities named Elisha

Elisha Cuthbert

Elisha Cuthbert is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Elisha was born in 1982 in Calgary, Alberta.


Past life for Elisha born Jan 26, 1967

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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