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Elijah Name Meaning and Origin

Elijah Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Jehovah is God, peaceful, loyal

Name Origin


Elijah is a Hebrew name meaning 'Jehovah is God'. In the Bible, Elijah was a prophet who performed miracles and stood up against idol worship. The name also conveys qualities of peace and loyalty.

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Elijah Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Elijah is easy to pronounce with a clear, flowing sound. It rolls off the tongue smoothly and is familiar to many.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Elijah has a pleasant rhythm with a strong emphasis on the first syllable. It is well-balanced and melodious.

Famous People Named Elijah

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood is an American actor known for his role as Frodo Baggins in 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy. He has also starred in various other films and TV shows, showcasing his versatile acting skills.

● Elijah Muhammad

Elijah Muhammad was an African-American religious leader who played a significant role in the Nation of Islam. He advocated for black empowerment and social justice.

● Elijah McCoy

Elijah McCoy was a Canadian-born inventor and engineer known for his many patents, including the automatic lubricating cup that revolutionized the steam engine industry.

Elijah Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Elijah

The name Elijah does not have strong negative connotations. However, some may associate it with religious figures or specific cultural contexts that may not align with their beliefs.

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