ELISHA
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: אֱלִישַׁע (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: i-LIE-shə (English), ee-LIE-shə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name אֱלִישַׁע ('Elisha'), a contracted form of אֱלִישׁוּעַ ('Elishu'a) meaning "my God is salvation". In the Old Testament, Elisha is the prophet who is the successor of Elijah.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Elisaie (Biblical Greek), Eliseus (Biblical Latin), Eliseo (Italian), Elisie (Macedonian), Eliseo (Spanish)
Popularity
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