Eliyahu Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Elijah:
Derived from the Hebrew 'ēlīyāhū (Jehovah is God). The name was borne by a 9th century B.C. prophet who, after many years of service, was taken up into heaven in a chariot of fire.
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The boy's name Eliyahu is of Hebrew origin, and its meaning is "the Lord is my God". The Hebrew form of Elijah.
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Eliyahu Yishai (1962-present)
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Israel
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