Meaning:My god is Yahweh
Eliya is a gender-neutral respelling of the classic Hebrew name Elijah. With roots in the Old Testament, it means "my god is Yahweh," after the prophet Elijah. This integral figure had a tremendous impact on Judaism and Christianity alike. He led the Israelites away from idol worship and helped King Ahab refocus his faith on Yahweh, also known as Jehovah. While Eliya is still quite rare, you'll find Elijah everywhere you look. From actor Wood and wrestler Burke to Bono's talented son-slash-rocker, the list goes on and on.
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