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Meaning and Origin of: Elijah boy

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First name origin & meaning:

Hebrew: God the Lord, the strong Lord

First name variations: Elija, Elijha, Elijiah, Elijuah, Elijuo, Eliya, Eliyah

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).

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Sally Field, Wynonna Judd, Tracy Nelson, Donny Wahlberg, Bono, Elton John

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