Elijah Name 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). As a Welsh surname, this is a comparatively late adoption of the personal name, adopted after Old Testament given names became popular among Nonconformists.

List of People with Surname Elijah

As far as we found, there are a total of 415 people with the surname Elijah. Among these people surnamed Elijah, there are around 88 different names, with an average of 4 people sharing the same name. Robert Elijah, John Elijah and Mary Elijah are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Elijah, with 16, 14 and 13 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that Georgia has the greatest number of people surnamed Elijah, with a total of 29 people, and there are a total of 25 different names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Elijah, with a total of 33 people and an average of 25 different names.