The name Elijah means My God Is Yahweh and is of Hebrew origin. Elijah is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.
An anglicized form of the Hebrew name Eliyahu, meaning "My God is Yahweh," the name of the Hebrew God.
Famous Elijahs include Elijah Wood, actor. Elijah J. McCoy, Canadian-born African-American inventor and engineer who had 57 U.S. patents. Elijah Pitts, American football player. Elijah Muhammad, religious leader. Elijah Cummings, politician. Elijah Blue Allman, musician (son of Cher and Gregg Allman). Elijah Teter, professional snowboarder.