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Meaning and Origin of: Elijah

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : God the Lord, the strong Lord

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Welsh, Jewish, and American : from the personal name Elijah, the usual English transliteration in the King James Bible (Old Testament) of the Hebrew name Eliyahu ‘Jehovah is God’, name of one of the Biblical prophets (see Elias).

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