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Elisha

Wei Jie Tan
By Wei Jie Tan Data Analyst
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 25 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Selvakumar Mariappan (Technical Specialist)

Gender: Unisex

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: God is My Salvation

Pronunciation: ih-LYE-shuh, /ɪˈlaɪ ʃə/, EH L IH SH AH

Popularity Rank: #8,446

On this page:

  • 1. Elisha Meaning
  • 2. Elisha Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Elisha
  • 4. Elisha Translations in other languages
  • 5. Elisha Name Popularity
  • 6. Elisha popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Elisha
  • 8. Latest News about Elisha
  • 9. Names similar to Elisha

Elisha Meaning

Originating from Hebrew, Elisha means 'God is salvation' or 'my God is salvation'. It is a unisex name and can be used for both boys and girls.

Elisha also means "God is My Salvation, Abbreviation of elisabeth".

Elisha is commonly found in Nigeria, United States of America, United Kingdom, and 71 more countries.

Elisha Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: ih-LYE-shuh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ɪˈlaɪ ʃə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: EH L IH SH AH

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

SH: Pronounce as in "she" (SH IY)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Elisha Translations in other languages

  • Arabic: اليسع
  • Azerbaijani: Yəsə
  • Tibetan: ཨེ་ལི་ཤ།
  • Czech: Elíša
  • German: Elischa (Prophet)
  • Divehi; Dhivehi; Maldivian: އަލްޔަސަޢުގެފާނު
  • Greek, Modern (1453-): Ελισαίος
  • Persian: الیسع
  • Finnish: Elisa (profeetta)
  • French: Élisée
  • Hebrew: אלישע
  • Italian: Eliseo (profeta)
  • Japanese: エリシャ
  • Georgian: ელისე წინასწარმეტყველი
  • Korean: 엘리사 (예언자)
  • Dutch; Flemish: Elisa (profeet)
  • Russian: Елисей (пророк)
  • Somali: Nabi Alyasac C.S.
  • Serbian: Јелисеј (пророк)
  • Ukrainian: Єлисей
  • Urdu: الیسع علیہ السلام
  • Yiddish: אלישע
  • Chinese: 以利沙

Elisha Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Elisha is recorded 6,263 times globally, ranking it as the 8,446th most common name worldwide.

Elisha is most prevalent in Nigeria, with 1,436 occurrences, making it the 927th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Elisha is found among 1 in every 442 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Elisha Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
Nigeria#9271 : 808
United States of America#2,4031 : 1,398
United Kingdom#9841 : 442
South Africa#3,1751 : 4,399
Israel#2,6471 : 1,521
Canada#2,3561 : 1,814
Malaysia#6,0111 : 10,477
Ghana#9061 : 1,480
Palestine#4,1171 : 3,353
Singapore#3,2441 : 5,825
Ireland#1,2921 : 999
Netherlands#5,9321 : 5,663
India#9,6521 : 17,476
Saudi Arabia#35,7811 : 57,844
France#17,3491 : 27,166
Philippines#2,1261 : 5,058
United Arab Emirates#12,5371 : 21,173
Italy#23,5951 : 34,780
Kuwait#10,1271 : 19,216
Hong Kong#7,4291 : 13,258
Oman#15,9781 : 26,138
Qatar#9,9611 : 18,994
Belgium#8,4961 : 12,556
Cameroon#6,5351 : 18,567

List of countries the name Elisha is rarely found

Elisha popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Elisha from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Elisha

📰 Latest News about Elisha

Stay updated with the most recent news about Elisha. Read on to catch up with Elisha's latest headlines

Last Updated: June 19, 2024 07:51 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Reviewing the Elisha restaurant in Tel Aviv - The Jerusalem Post
    Source: The Jerusalem Post | Published on: June 17, 2024
  • Obituary information for Elisha Jackson "Jack" Baughcom - Joiner Anderson Funeral Home
    Source: Joiner Anderson Funeral Home | Published on: June 16, 2024

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