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Information on Elijah

The origin of Elijah is Hebrew. This eMedTV segment explains other information related to the name Elijah, including its meaning and other forms.

Elijah is also a girl name. Click here for information on the girl name Elijah.

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Meanings and Variations

Elijah is from Hebrew meaning Jehovah is God, a Hebrew prophet.
Alternates for Elijah include: El, Eli, Elia, Elias, Elihu, Eliot, Elliott, Ellis, Ely, Elija, and Eliya
See Also: Eli
Some forms of Elijah are: Eliyahu
Elijah is associated with these categories: Biblical, and Popular
Famous Children Named Elijah
Given name: Elijah Bob Patricus Guggi Q
Father: Bono, Musician
Mother: Alison Stewart
Given name: Elijah
Father: Freddy Rodriguez, Actor
Mother: Elsie Rodriguez

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