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Gender: Male Meaning of Eliyahu: "Jehovah is God" Origin of Eliyahu: Hebrew

The name Eliyahu is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "Jehovah is God". Eliyahu and discussed in our forums with posts like "Spelling Bee Name Game".

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Eliyahu is the Hebrew form of the increasingly popular Biblical prophet name Elijah, also found in forms Elias and Eli. There were 100 boys given the name Eliyahu in the U.S. in 2012. Its upside is that it's one of the most distinctive forms of the name, but that final yahoo may prove difficult.

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Famous People Named Eliyahu

Eliyahu Essas, Russian-Israeli rabbi and former Soviet Jewish leader
Eliyahu Rips, Latvian-Israeli mathematician
Eliyahu Sasson, Israeli politician
Eliyahu Ben Haim, Israeli-American rabbi and Talmudic scholar
Eliyahu Moshe Goldratt, Israeli physicist and business management guru
Eliyahu Rahamim Zini, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Or Vishua in Haifa, Israel
Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, former Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel

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