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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Elisha
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Elisha in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Elisha:
Records indicate that 9,893 girls in the United States have been named Elisha since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1980, when 623 people in the U.S. were given the name Elisha. Those people are now 37 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Elisha
Based on the comments submitted below
2 Positive Comments
"My name is Elisha and I am a male. It is a terrific name for a boy but it is definily not a girl's name." Mar. 17, 2009:
"My baby daughter is named Elisha and I think it is a beautiful name for a beautiful girl! One problem...many think she is "Alicia" so that can be a problem when spelling her name..but it is nice that not many have her name/spelling." Sep. 22, 2008:
2 Negative Comments
"I am a male. I have had to live with this horrible name my entire life. All throughout my school years whether elementary or college..every year I have been called Alisha.. Every time. If you are thinking about nameing your son this DO NOT.. I assure you he will grow up hating you for it. If anything name him Elijah." Oct. 4, 2008:
"Not so much, although the actress Elisha Cuthbert is very cute!" Dec. 23, 2006:
4 Neutral Comments
"My names Elisha, I'm okay with it. Well aside that people sometimes mistake me for Elijah when I'm a GIRL!!!" Dec. 20, 2017:
"Im an elisha, and a girl. its said like alicia, so yeah i think its more a chicks name," Mar. 24, 2010:
"Im a girl. My names Elisha as in Alicia. I think the name is a girl or a boy name." Nov. 19, 2009:
"I think this is traditionally a boy's name not a girl's name." May. 26, 2008:
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