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Pronunciation

ɛlaɪʤə

Origin

English, Hebrew

Meaning

This noble old name has a lovely singing sound to it, thanks to that long, lilting second syllable. Even through Elijah is an ancient name, it feels fresh and youthful. In rankings it’s considered a natural, wholesome-feel name with that much sought after contemporary edge. As if all that weren’t enough, it also shortens to the irresistible and really too adorable Jojo.

Rank in the year 2015

Elijah was ranked #17 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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