Elisha: unisex baby name meaning and popularity

Elisha

A Hebrew name meaning "the Lord is my salvation," traditionally male but now used for both boys and girls. It sounds like Elijah, but with a "sh" in the middle because that's what you'll be saying all the time once you're a parent anyway.

Nicknames:

El, Eli.

Famous people named Elisha:

Actress Elisha Cuthbert; football player Elisha "Eli" Manning; industrialist Elisha Otis; explorer Elisha Kane.

Fun fact:

In the Bible, Elisha performed lots of miracles - but he also called upon two bears to kill some boys who were making fun of him for being bald, sooo ...

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