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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elham

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  • A user from Saudi Arabia says the name Elham is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Inspiration".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Elham means "Inspiration" and is of Arabic origin.

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Elham

Elham Hamidi is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Elham was born Elham Hamidi on September 30th, 1977 in Tehran.




Elham Yaghoubian is a writer, translator, human rights activist, and human rights activists. Elham was born in Tehran, Iran.


Elham was born in 1981.


Elham Galica is a soccer player for the Luftëtari Gjirokastër, Besa Kavajë, KF Ada Velipojë, Flamurtari Vlorë, KF Vllaznia Shkodër, KS Pogradeci, KF Lushnja, FK Tomori Berat, KF Elbasani, and Albania national under-20 football team. Elham was born on January 30th, 1989 in Shkodër.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Elham

Al was born in 1982 in Dubai.


Gholam Hossein Elham is a Chief of Staff of the President of Iran and Ministry of Justice (Iran). His career lasted from 2007 to 2009. Gholam was born in 1959 in Andimeshk, Iran.


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Fun Facts about the name Elham

  • How Popular is the name Elham? Elham is the 22,631st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elham have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 279 babies born with the first name Elham in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elham 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 Elham? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Elham first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elham is Tuesday, February 14th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Elham born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elham was in 1978 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Elham: Your name in reverse order is Mahle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Melha. How do you pronounce that?

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