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26k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Elisha

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

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



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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 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elisha" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of only 364 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for love, your love of life!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

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

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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 gulf coast area? 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 her career being from 1996 to present. Elisha was born in 1982 in Calgary, Alberta.

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Past life for Elisha born Aug 5, 1976

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 Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Name poster for Elisha

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