Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #693 in 2013 and #739 in 2014.


In English

Origin: Hebrew אֱלִישָׁע ‎(Elisha', literally “God is salvation”).


-A prophet, a disciple and successor of Elijah.

-( female name -comes from the Hebrew language-) in occasional use, apparently confused with Elizabeth or Alicia.

-( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-) of biblical origin, in quiet use since the 17th century.