Elijah as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Elijah?

We estimate that there are 333,109 people named Elijah who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Elijah is the 73rd most common for men, and the 150th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Elijah?

The average person named Elijah is 13.70 years old.

Is Elijah a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

12,010 people named Elijah were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 5th most popular name for boys, and the 10th most popular overall.

The popularity of Elijah peaked between 2020–2021, when it was the 4th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Elijah a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Elijah is almost exclusively a male name. 99.6% of people named Elijah are male.

Facts About the Name Elijah

Popularity of Elijah in England

In 2020, Elijah was the 30th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.