ee-LYE-sha; eh-LEE-sha
Variant of Alicia or Hebrew
"God is my salvation"

Elisha Origin and Meaning

The name Elisha is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is my salvation".

Elisha (ee-LYE-sha) is an Old Testament male name, sometimes borrowed for girls. Pronouced eh-LEE-sha, it is also used as a spelling variant of Alicia or Elysia.

# 946 in the US

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Elisha Popularity

Famous People Named Elisha

  • Elisha CuthbertCanadian actress

Elisha in Pop Culture

  • Elisha Leecharacter in Timothée de Fombelle's "Toby Alone" series
  • Elisha Springfieldcharacter in Frank Peretti's "Veritas Project"
  • Elisha "Ellie" Eisencharacter in the novel "If You Come Softly" by Jacqueline Woodson