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Elisha

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9k Eliseo (Latin)

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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 53 0 53
1936 48 0 48
1937 48 0 48
1938 41 0 41
1939 47 0 47
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 52 7 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 78 49 29
1961 56 33 23
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 539 147 392
2009 486 146 340
2010 499 136 363
2011 448 138 310
2012 455 138 317
2013 505 160 345
2014 461 138 323
2015 420 120 300

Want to know about the popularity of the Elisha baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,072 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 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elisha" is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of only 508 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Elisha popular?

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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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Elisha

Elisha Cook Jr
Elisha Cuthbert Imdb
Elisha Fieldstadt
Elisha The Prophet
Elisha Bible
Elisha Gray
Elisha Otis

Alternative Meanings

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

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 "Shaiel". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elisha born Sep 20, 1951

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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 Central Africa approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

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 - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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