Gender: Male Meaning of Elam: "distant" Origin of Elam: Hebrew

Elam Origin and Meaning

The name Elam is a boy's name meaning "distant".

Elam is the name of no fewer than eight Old Testament figures. The most notable was a grandson of Noah whose followers were dubbed the Elamites.

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NaomiNY Says:


There's an anime character named Elam :)

musicfrog Says:


Pronounced EE-lam with the "a" making the same sound as the a in about.
The Hebrew meaning is "Eternal" or "Secret".