Elijah baby name popularity.

Elijah as a boys name was first used in 1880. It was most popular in the 2000s. It peaked in popularity in 2011 when 13942 baby boys called Elijah were born. There have been 253906 Elijah's born since 1880 and we estimate 242599 are still living.

Similar names to Elijah: Eligio, Elyjah, Elijiah, Elija, Elgie, Eulogio, Elige, Elijio, Ellijah.

Elijah is also a girls name.

YearBirthsBirths
per MM
RatioRank
2015 13511 7115 1 / 141 11
2014 13763 7202 1 / 139 11
2013 13743 7295 1 / 137 11
2012 13833 7316 1 / 137 13
2011 13942 7360 1 / 136 13
2010 13875 7247 1 / 138 18
2009 12808 6469 1 / 155 21
2008 13217 6489 1 / 154 22
2007 12398 5982 1 / 167 30
2006 12038 5865 1 / 171 29
2005 11604 5816 1 / 172 31
2004 11701 5901 1 / 169 31
2003 10658 5400 1 / 185 37
2002 10050 5181 1 / 193 41
2001 8334 4293 1 / 233 45
2000 7464 3803 1 / 263 52
1999 6594 3436 1 / 291 60
1998 5661 2963 1 / 337 66
1997 5085 2699 1 / 371 74
1996 4814 2542 1 / 393 81
1995 3978 2090 1 / 478 93
1994 2620 1357 1 / 737 133
1993 1880 959 1 / 1043 170
1992 1518 760 1 / 1315 203
1991 1346 666 1 / 1500 221
1990 1136 553 1 / 1807 243
1989 991 495 1 / 2018 257
1988 884 462 1 / 2164 266
1987 747 400 1 / 2498 287
1986 718 390 1 / 2563 289
1985 681 369 1 / 2713 299
1984 628 348 1 / 2873 310
1983 670 374 1 / 2675 296
1982 738 407 1 / 2458 280
1981 750 419 1 / 2388 276
1980 754 423 1 / 2366 279
1979 697 405 1 / 2471 288
1978 547 333 1 / 3003 321
1977 503 306 1 / 3268 350
1976 301 192 1 / 5216 452
1975 263 168 1 / 5940 491
1974 287 182 1 / 5482 472
1973 213 137 1 / 7321 537
1972 210 129 1 / 7727 551
1971 195 110 1 / 9073 592
1970 184 99 1 / 10107 597
1969 144 80 1 / 12429 656
1968 122 70 1 / 14254 680
1967 135 77 1 / 12922 641
1966 140 78 1 / 12743 625
1965 123 66 1 / 15133 671
1964 160 80 1 / 12459 618
1963 152 75 1 / 13367 636
1962 178 86 1 / 11623 584
1961 193 91 1 / 10998 564
1960 181 85 1 / 11783 579
1959 185 87 1 / 11533 576
1958 206 97 1 / 10295 535
1957 222 103 1 / 9711 516
1956 195 92 1 / 10840 537
1955 235 114 1 / 8758 478
1954 254 125 1 / 8022 453
1953 248 126 1 / 7948 454
1952 263 135 1 / 7391 432
1951 222 118 1 / 8476 453
1950 282 157 1 / 6353 403
1949 268 151 1 / 6619 413
1948 243 139 1 / 7220 428
1947 296 162 1 / 6180 399
1946 222 137 1 / 7314 426
1945 236 175 1 / 5702 387
1944 228 167 1 / 5976 399
1943 220 154 1 / 6486 417
1942 245 177 1 / 5636 387
1941 238 194 1 / 5160 375
1940 201 173 1 / 5766 404
1939 237 214 1 / 4669 371
1938 195 176 1 / 5687 405
1937 211 198 1 / 5054 381
1936 220 212 1 / 4714 366
1935 211 203 1 / 4934 371
1934 209 202 1 / 4939 378
1933 194 196 1 / 5109 392
1932 234 224 1 / 4461 364
1931 197 190 1 / 5275 402
1930 225 205 1 / 4877 378
1929 244 227 1 / 4407 364
1928 255 230 1 / 4343 363
1927 290 257 1 / 3886 336
1926 276 249 1 / 4024 348
1925 283 254 1 / 3943 347
1924 261 230 1 / 4340 375
1923 302 276 1 / 3630 335
1922 311 286 1 / 3499 327
1921 257 233 1 / 4286 378
1920 277 260 1 / 3843 355
1919 295 301 1 / 3323 327
1918 264 260 1 / 3839 358
1917 256 277 1 / 3615 348
1916 232 261 1 / 3837 353
1915 243 286 1 / 3492 339
1914 187 286 1 / 3501 339
1913 149 291 1 / 3440 335
1912 142 330 1 / 3028 302
1911 94 416 1 / 2404 267
1910 101 520 1 / 1923 233
1909 90 549 1 / 1822 231
1908 64 415 1 / 2412 265
1907 76 518 1 / 1932 233
1906 65 488 1 / 2049 242
1905 81 612 1 / 1634 212
1904 60 468 1 / 2135 242
1903 58 486 1 / 2056 239
1902 66 538 1 / 1858 221
1901 79 742 1 / 1348 183
1900 86 571 1 / 1750 211
1899 64 603 1 / 1660 205
1898 76 619 1 / 1614 197
1897 65 576 1 / 1735 209
1896 87 728 1 / 1374 186
1895 75 639 1 / 1565 194
1894 54 466 1 / 2144 235
1893 77 686 1 / 1459 189
1892 85 697 1 / 1436 184
1891 57 563 1 / 1775 209
1890 64 576 1 / 1735 204
1889 61 552 1 / 1813 208
1888 88 728 1 / 1373 171
1887 75 740 1 / 1352 168
1886 93 839 1 / 1191 152
1885 82 761 1 / 1315 162
1884 85 743 1 / 1346 163
1883 92 879 1 / 1137 133
1882 111 976 1 / 1024 126
1881 69 685 1 / 1460 172
1880 100 905 1 / 1105 135