First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ellijah

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

L is for look, the way you look at life.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

J is for joy, that you always bring.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

Fun Facts about the name Ellijah

  • How Popular is the name Ellijah? Ellijah is the 16,949th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ellijah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 468 babies born with the first name Ellijah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ellijah 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 Ellijah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ellijah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ellijah is Tuesday, September 12th, 1922.
  • What year had the most people named Ellijah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ellijah was in 2008 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Ellijah Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ellijah is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Ellijah: Your name in reverse order is Hajille. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hljiael. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ellijah born Sep 1, 1971

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 Romania approximately on 1300. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).