Eliyahu - boys name

Eliyahu name popularity, meaning and origin

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Eliyahu name meaning:

The name Eliyahu is of Hebrew origin and has a significant meaning in Jewish tradition. It is a variant of the name Elijah, which is derived from the Hebrew word "Eliyahu," meaning "Yahweh is my God." In Jewish history, Elijah was a prophet who played a crucial role in challenging the idolatry of the time and promoting the worship of the one true God.

The name Eliyahu holds deep religious and spiritual significance for Jewish families and communities. It is often given to boys with the hope that they will embody the qualities of the biblical Elijah - courage, strength, and unwavering faith in God. The name can also be seen as a reminder to individuals to strive for righteousness and to stand up for what is right, just as Elijah did in his time.

Parents who choose the name Eliyahu for their son are often inspired by the rich history and teachings associated with the biblical prophet. It is a name that carries a sense of tradition, spirituality, and divine connection.

Origin: Hebrew

Variant of Elijah: The Lord is my God.

Related names

Elijah , Elia , Elias , Eliasz , Eliot , Eliott , Eliya , Eliyahu , Eljah, Ellecia, Ellice, Elliot , Elliott , Ellis , Ellisha, Ellison , Ellyce, Elya , Elyce

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Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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