Elisha

Elisha - A very unique female name



  Dec 09,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elisha, meaning God is my salvation, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1959 on position #1909. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elisha and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elisha? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Elisha. The baby girl name Elisha was given to 76 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1666 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 18,595 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elisha peaked in popularity 39 years ago in 1980 on position 367.



Famous with this name

Elisha Christian
Elisha Cuthbert
Elisha Cook Jr.


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Elisha is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elisha is currently topping the baby name charts in Arkansas at position #647 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,876.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Elisha is where you live.


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Elisha origin and meaning

Elisha is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means God is my salvation. To see famous people named Elisha, pop culture references for the name Elisha and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Elisha

We've found the following names that sound similar to Elisha, sorted by popularity.

Elsie / Elise / Eloise / Elisa / Eliza / Elsa / Elyse / Elissa / Elouise / Eloisa /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121666
20111554
20101695
20091719
20081543
20071389
20061412
20051414
20041189
20031321
20021313
20011215
20001184
19991128
1998962
19971040
1996837
1995843
1994868
1993790
1992716
1991718
1990661
1989597
1988556
1987475
1986502
1985451
1984437
1983403
1982416
1981401
1980367
1979387
1978441
1977470
1976568
1975698
1974801
1973846
1972763
1971902
19701013
19691151
19681569
19671278
19661456
19651279
19642395
19632385
19612075
19601431
19591909

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arkansas647
Maryland918
Florida951
Pennsylvania1026
Georgia1338
California1395
New York1801
Texas1876

Even more about Elisha


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Elisha a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Elisha?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1980
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Elisha
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 18,595
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1959
2012 births +76

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