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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elija

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  • According to a user from United States, the name Elija is of Unknown origin and means "The profit of God".

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Notable Persons Named Elija

Elija was born in 1793. He died in 1874.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1889 5 0 5
1913 7 0 7
1914 6 0 6
1915 9 0 9
1917 8 0 8
1918 12 0 12
1921 5 0 5
1922 7 0 7
1923 7 0 7
1924 5 0 5
1928 10 0 10
1930 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1977 7 0 7
1980 9 0 9
1981 7 0 7
1983 5 0 5
1984 8 0 8
1985 8 0 8
1986 8 0 8
1987 9 0 9
1988 6 0 6
1989 8 0 8
1990 7 0 7
1991 5 0 5
1992 11 0 11
1993 17 0 17
1994 8 0 8
1995 16 0 16
1996 17 0 17
1997 23 0 23
1998 17 0 17
1999 21 0 21
2000 26 0 26
2001 29 0 29
2002 46 0 46
2003 32 0 32
2004 49 0 49
2005 38 0 38
2006 41 0 41
2007 49 0 49
2008 56 0 56
2009 48 0 48
2010 42 0 42
2011 46 0 46
2012 44 0 44
2013 27 0 27
2014 21 0 21
2015 42 0 42
2016 26 0 26
2017 32 0 32

Fun Facts about the name Elija

  • How Popular is the name Elija? Elija is the 10,552nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elija have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,002 babies born with the first name Elija in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elija 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 Elija? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elija first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elija is Tuesday, March 28th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Elija born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elija was in 2008 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Elija Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elija is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Elija: Your name in reverse order is Ajile. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jelai. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elija born Apr 16, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1400. 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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