US Popularity:1511
Meaning:God is my salvation
Meaning “God is my salvation,” Elisha is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin infused with devotion and dutiful action. Emerging from the ancient name Elishu'a, Elisha shares its elements el, meaning "God", and sha, meaning "help." Though similar in sound to Elijah, Elisha was a loyal follower to the Hebrew prophet, not a variation of him—though, in time, he would become his faithful successor. Upon Elijah's ascension, Elisha picked up his mantel as a miracle worker, bringing kindness, relief, and charity to his people. As an honorary title, Elisha lives on as an embodiment of compassion, setting the tone for a life of love and selflessness.

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Elisha Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Elisha is currently #749 on The Bump
Boy:Elisha is currently #549 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Elisha is currently #423 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Elisha is currently #1511 in U.S. births
Boy:Elisha is currently #1795 in U.S. births
Girl:Elisha is currently #4359 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 156
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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