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Origin and Meaning of Elayah

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Elayah means "It means gift from god.".
  • A submission from Netherlands says the name Elayah means "Elayah means: Highness, Exalted, The most high etc. The origin of the name is Arabic. It comes from the male version "Ali" Elayah is simply a different way of spelling Aaliyah. Both names have the same meaning, just spelled differently." and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Colorado, United States says the name Elayah means "Gift from God" and is of Hawaiian origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Elayah

Mohammed Elayah is an athlete for the Shaab Ibb SCC.


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Fun Facts about the name Elayah

  • How Popular is the name Elayah? Elayah is the 29,834th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elayah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 161 babies born with the first name Elayah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elayah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elayah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Elayah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elayah was in 2016 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Elayah: Your name in reverse order is Hayale. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aheyal. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elayah born Jul 26, 2006

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 Bulgaria approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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