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The name Elijah is of Hebrew origin, and means my God is Yahweh.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Elijah has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Elijah
Use of the Name Elijah for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
108,647 95,863 89,913 73,876 47,789 22,058 11,481
The table below indicates the number of times the name Elijah has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Elijah
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880135100  
188117269  
1882126111  
188313592  
188416485  
188516382  
188615293  
188716975  
188817188  
188920961  
189020464  
189121057  
189218485  
189318977  
189423554  
189519475  
189618687  
189720965  
189819776  
189920564  
190021286  
190118479  
190222266  
190324058  
190424061  
190521280  
190624365  
190723476  
190826664  
190923290  
1910235100  
191126695  
1912302142  
1913335149  
1914342186  
1915342241  
1916353232  
1917346258  
1918357266  
1919327295  
1920355277  
1921378259  
1922333305  
1923334304  
1924372262  
1925349284  
1926347277  
1927341286  
1928365254  
1929365245  
1930377226  
1931403195  
1932364235  
1933393193  
1934379208  
1935374209  
1936364221  
1937380211  
1938405195  
1939368239  
1940406201  
1941376236  
1942388245  
1943413220  
1944399227  
1945388237  
1946432216  
1947400295  
1948431239  
1949416266  
1950404280  
1951458218  
1952428267  
1953452249  
1954451254  
1955477234  
1956535195  
1957514226  
1958539204  
1959573187  
1960583179  
1961564193  
1962585176  
1963633153  
1964620159  
1965675120  
1966628139  
1967642135  
1968689120  
1969657145  
1970595185  
1971592194  
1972551209  
1973537211  
1974472286  
1975492261  
1976452298  
1977350501  
1978321547  
1979291693  
1980279752  
1981276750  
1982280737  
1983296668  
1984310628  
1985299680  
1986289716  
1987287746  
1988266880  
1989256990  
19902431,136  
19912211,345  
19922031,519  
19931701,874  
19941332,616  
1995933,975  
1996814,809  
1997745,076  
1998665,654  
1999606,573  
2000527,440  
2001458,292  
2002419,999  
20033710,577  
20043111,481  
Totals:  108,647 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Elijah as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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