Popularity:10997
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:God will establish; God rises
Eliakim is a Hebrew name meaning “God will establish” or “God rises.” This name appears multiple times in the Bible, often belonging to people who were indeed raised up by God to a higher position in life. One Biblical bearer of this name was the son of Hilkiah, sent to receive the message of the invading Assyrians and give it to Isaiah. A good man, he went on to have a splendid career. Eliakim was also the original name of Jehoiakim, king of Judah. With its aspirational meaning, this name is a great way to express all your hopes and dreams for baby.
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