Meaning and Origin of: Elijah

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : God the Lord, the strong Lord

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Family name origins & meanings

  • 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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