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in 2010

Elihu

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How popular is the baby name Elihu in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 11 0 11
1883 5 0 5
1888 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1897 6 0 6
1900 7 0 7
1911 7 0 7
1912 14 0 14
1913 11 0 11
1914 20 0 20
1915 22 0 22
1916 20 0 20
1917 19 0 19
1918 21 0 21
1919 20 0 20
1920 15 0 15
1921 20 0 20
1922 18 0 18
1923 7 0 7
1924 19 0 19
1925 15 0 15
1926 21 0 21
1927 21 0 21
1928 27 0 27
1929 15 0 15
1930 11 0 11
1931 13 0 13
1932 10 0 10
1933 12 0 12
1934 8 0 8
1935 5 0 5
1936 7 0 7
1937 9 0 9
1938 8 0 8
1939 9 0 9
1940 10 0 10
1941 11 0 11
1942 7 0 7
1943 5 0 5
1944 5 0 5
1946 8 0 8
1947 8 0 8
1948 10 0 10
1949 7 0 7
1950 7 0 7
1951 6 0 6
1952 6 0 6
1953 12 0 12
1954 7 0 7
1955 7 0 7
1956 5 0 5
1957 6 0 6
1961 8 0 8
1962 5 0 5
1963 7 0 7
1964 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1970 6 0 6
1974 11 0 11
1976 5 0 5
1977 11 0 11
1979 8 0 8
1981 7 0 7
1983 10 0 10
1984 7 0 7
1985 5 0 5
1986 12 0 12
1987 5 0 5
1989 11 0 11
1990 14 0 14
1991 13 0 13
1992 6 0 6
1993 9 0 9
1994 9 0 9
1995 9 0 9
1996 16 0 16
1997 8 0 8
1998 11 0 11
1999 6 0 6
2000 11 0 11
2001 18 0 18
2002 8 0 8
2003 16 0 16
2004 15 0 15
2005 17 0 17
2006 18 0 18
2007 14 0 14
2008 19 0 19
2009 22 0 22
2010 16 0 16
2011 13 0 13
2012 8 0 8
2013 14 0 14
2014 15 0 15
2015 16 0 16

Fun Facts about the name Elihu

  • How many people with the first name Elihu have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,065 babies born with the first name Elihu in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elihu to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elihu? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Elihu first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elihu is Sunday, October 15th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Elihu born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elihu was in 1928 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Elihu Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elihu is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Elihu: Your name in reverse order is Uhile. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihleu. How do you pronounce that?
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  • Jones
  • Moore
  • Lewis

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Elihu" mean? The list below shows the origins of Elihu as well as things modernly associated with the name Elihu such as celebrities named Elihu.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Elihu

The name "Elihu" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "He is my god". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Elihu

Elihu Inselbuch
Elihu Lauterpacht
Elihu Pronunciation
Elihu Vedder
Elihu Washburne
Elihu Yale
Elihu Vedder Library Of Congress
Elihu Root
Elihu Rose

What does the name Elihu mean?

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Lis for love, everlasting.

Iis for impress, for impress you will.

His for handy, the helpful you.

Uis for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

Past life for Elihu born Mar 26, 1964

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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 Tibet approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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