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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elyjah

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  • According to a user from Michigan, United States, the name Elyjah is of English origin and means "Different".

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 7 0 7
1995 18 0 18
1996 22 0 22
1997 18 0 18
1998 36 0 36
1999 31 0 31
2000 36 0 36
2001 44 0 44
2002 56 0 56
2003 68 0 68
2004 81 0 81
2005 74 0 74
2006 80 0 80
2007 74 0 74
2008 100 0 100
2009 82 0 82
2010 89 0 89
2011 84 0 84
2012 123 0 123
2013 69 0 69
2014 80 0 80
2015 73 0 73
2016 65 0 65
2017 67 0 67

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Popularity of Elyjah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Elyjah

  • How Popular is the name Elyjah? Elyjah is the 8,218th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elyjah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,477 babies born with the first name Elyjah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elyjah to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elyjah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Elyjah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elyjah is Wednesday, August 4th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Elyjah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elyjah was in 2012 with a total of 123 babies.
  • Random Elyjah Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elyjah is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Elyjah: Your name in reverse order is Hajyle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jaylhe. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Elyjah born Oct 9, 1986

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 Portugal approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).