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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Elyah

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  • According to a user from Germany, the name Elyah is of Hebrew origin and means "I think it originally means "the Lord of my God"".
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Notable Persons Named Elyah

Elyah was born in 1872. He breathed his last breath in 1970.


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Fun Facts about the name Elyah

  • How Popular is the name Elyah? Elyah is the 73,818th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Elyah in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Elyah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elyah is Friday, July 11th, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Elyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elyah was in 2009 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Elyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eyahl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elyah born Jan 11, 1985

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 Yukon approximately on 1850. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

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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