What does Elijah mean?

a Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed the worship of idols; he was persecuted for rebuking Ahab and Jezebel (king and queen of Israel); he was taken up to heaven in a chariot of fire (circa 9th century BC)

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How is Elijah pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Elijah?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Elijah is a name that represents strength and power, while others might say that it is a name that is associated with the biblical prophet Elijah.

Is Elijah a good cat name?

Elijah has more syllables than most cat names, but if you want to make the name shorter, you can always give your cat a nickname. Elijah isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Elijah is found in these categories:

hipster cat names

Uncommon, biblical, and oozing with indie charm, perfect for a feline nonconformist.

spiritual cat names

He's a biblical prophet known for miracles and wisdom!

african cat names

Common in African-American communities due to biblical influence.


Based on likes, Elijah ranks #707 with users of MeowNames.com.

Elijah is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Elijah was, over the past 30 days, the 198th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Elijah is a name that's increasing in popularity with new kitten owners. According to our stats, it's more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Elijah was viewed 8 times, and liked 0 times.

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