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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eliyah

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  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Eliyah is of Unknown origin and means "Yah is GOD".
  • A user from Norway says the name Eliyah is of Hebrew origin and means "My God is Yahweh".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eliyah

He was most prominent from 1600 to 1638. He breathed his last breath in 1638.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 5 0 5
1992 7 0 7
1993 5 0 5
1994 14 6 8
1995 12 7 5
1996 11 5 6
1997 11 11 0
1998 25 11 14
1999 33 19 14
2000 27 16 11
2001 49 31 18
2002 34 23 11
2003 52 34 18
2004 42 24 18
2005 51 34 17
2006 56 35 21
2007 57 41 16
2008 84 60 24
2009 77 52 25
2010 75 50 25
2011 97 62 35
2012 85 56 29
2013 100 63 37
2014 95 67 28
2015 104 72 32
2016 84 57 27
2017 75 49 26

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Popularity of Eliyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Eliyah

  • How Popular is the name Eliyah? Eliyah is the 8,648th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eliyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,367 babies born with the first name Eliyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eliyah 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 Eliyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eliyah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eliyah is Friday, February 15th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Eliyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eliyah was in 2015 with a total of 72 babies.
  • Random Eliyah Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eliyah is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Eliyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayile. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yhelai. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Eliyah born May 22, 1956

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 Northern Australia approximately on 1325. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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