First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elahi

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Elahi means "Hello" and is of Arabic origin.
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Notable Persons Named Elahi

Elahi Bux Soomro is a Speaker of the National Assembly and Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan.


Elahi Ardabili is an author and scholar.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Elahi

Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi is a Deputy Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chief Minister of Punjab, and List of Chief Ministers of Punjab (Pakistan). Chaudhry was born on November 1st, 1945 in Gujrat, Punjab Province, Pakistan.


Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi was a politician. Chaudhry was born in Gujrat City. They passed away on September 25th, 1981.


Amir Elahi was a cricketer. Amir was born on September 1st, 1908 in Lahore. He passed away on December 28th, 1980.


Hasan was born in Rangpur City.


Nur Ali Elahi was a chief justice of the supreme court of appeals for mazandaran province, chief justice, and chief justiceof the supreme court of appeals formazandaran province. He holds the title Improvisation in Bâbâ Jalili and Suite Sahari. Nur was born on September 11th, 1895 in Jeyhunabad, Kermanshah. Nur is also known as Ostad Elahi. He died on October 19th, 1974.


Saleem Elahi is a cricketer. Saleem was born on November 21st, 1976 in Sahiwal.


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Popularity of Elahi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elahi U.S.
  White 25.03% 64.26%
  African American 9.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 57.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elahi

People with the last name Elahi are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Elahi

  • How Popular is the name Elahi? As a last name Elahi was the 32,079th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Elahi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Elahi is Tuesday, January 1st, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Elahi? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Elahi. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Elahi: Your name in reverse order is Ihale. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ieahl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elahi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 719 people with the last name Elahi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elahi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Elahi as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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