Elihu Name Meaning & Origin

Elihu

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Eli, Hugh

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Means "my God is Yahweh" in Hebrew. This was the name of several characters in the Old Testament including one of the friends of Job.
Pronounced: ee-LIE-hyoo or EL-uh-hyoo

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Elihu Root, American statesman and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Elihu Yale was the first benefactor and namesake of Yale University.
Elihu Washburne, founder of United States Republican Party and former U. S. Secretary of State.
Elihu Burritt, American reformer and author.

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