Over the past 110 years, 303 240 boys and 176 girls have been named Elijah. The name Elijah ranks 105th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Elijah in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Elijah came in the 2000s and 2010s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.