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Elisha

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is My Salvation
  • #1441 All Time
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8k Eliseo (Latin)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 32 0 32
1881 29 0 29
1882 35 0 35
1883 42 0 42
1884 39 0 39
1885 38 0 38
1886 35 0 35
1887 20 0 20
1888 37 0 37
1889 29 0 29
1890 24 0 24
1891 28 0 28
1892 28 0 28
1893 17 0 17
1894 27 0 27
1895 33 0 33
1896 23 0 23
1897 18 0 18
1898 32 0 32
1899 26 0 26
1900 37 0 37
1901 19 0 19
1902 23 0 23
1903 25 0 25
1904 25 0 25
1905 16 0 16
1906 15 0 15
1907 21 0 21
1908 11 0 11
1909 24 0 24
1910 25 0 25
1911 27 0 27
1912 44 0 44
1913 45 0 45
1914 47 5 42
1915 58 0 58
1916 81 0 81
1917 79 0 79
1918 69 0 69
1919 79 0 79
1920 71 0 71
1921 99 0 99
1922 96 0 96
1923 89 0 89
1924 72 0 72
1925 74 0 74
1926 72 0 72
1927 79 0 79
1928 68 0 68
1929 60 0 60
1930 71 0 71
1931 63 0 63
1932 62 0 62
1933 45 0 45
1934 59 0 59
1935 52 0 52
1936 48 0 48
1937 48 0 48
1938 41 0 41
1939 48 0 48
1940 62 6 56
1941 47 0 47
1942 44 0 44
1943 48 0 48
1944 44 0 44
1945 47 0 47
1946 45 0 45
1947 53 7 46
1948 52 9 43
1949 61 9 52
1950 48 0 48
1951 51 6 45
1952 46 5 41
1953 48 8 40
1954 50 5 45
1955 46 0 46
1956 44 10 34
1957 51 15 36
1958 40 8 32
1959 58 24 34
1960 77 49 28
1961 57 33 24
1962 74 40 34
1963 84 54 30
1964 88 57 31
1965 102 72 30
1966 78 54 24
1967 90 76 14
1968 92 70 22
1969 120 95 25
1970 166 127 39
1971 189 151 38
1972 226 181 45
1973 195 158 37
1974 232 184 48
1975 299 230 69
1976 364 300 64
1977 503 421 82
1978 531 444 87
1979 639 546 93
1980 735 623 112
1981 668 565 103
1982 647 539 108
1983 620 526 94
1984 583 468 115
1985 582 481 101
1986 508 428 80
1987 538 450 88
1988 492 402 90
1989 461 358 103
1990 466 348 118
1991 436 297 139
1992 433 296 137
1993 402 260 142
1994 425 247 178
1995 424 221 203
1996 454 224 230
1997 432 199 233
1998 472 219 253
1999 473 189 284
2000 467 190 277
2001 474 174 300
2002 502 166 336
2003 506 169 337
2004 560 201 359
2005 534 158 376
2006 542 166 376
2007 552 188 364
2008 538 147 391
2009 486 146 340
2010 499 136 363
2011 448 138 310
2012 455 138 317
2013 504 160 344
2014 457 138 319

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elisha" is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of only 639 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Elisha

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.

Elisha Cuthbert

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

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Alternative Meanings

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for lucky, who is more?

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Ahsile". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sahlei". 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 Elisha born Feb 13, 1944

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 Yukon approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

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!

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