US Popularity:20896
Meaning:God has purchased; God has created
In the Book of Samuel in the Torah and Old Testament, Elkanah was the husband of Hannah and the father of her first son, Samuel. This Hebrew boy's name is an alternative way of spelling Elqānāh. It means "God has purchased" or “God has created,” and comes from the words el, meaning "God," and qaneh, which means "to acquire." You can use this traditional name as a way to emphasize to baby the importance of staying in touch with their heritage.

Elkanah Name Popularity Data

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Overall:Elkanah is currently #4184 on The Bump
Boy:Elkanah is currently #2340 on The Bump Boy Names

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 2477
from 2020
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