Elijah Family History & Genealogy
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The nationality of Elijah may be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Elijah may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Elijah Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Elijah come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Elijah originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Elijah Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Elijah Family Tree
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- Jane and Elijah Bartlett
- Berend Elijah Kamps 1914 - ?
- William Elijah Flanagan 1855 - ?
- Edward Elijah Rawson 1818 - 1893
- Elisha Elijah Melton 1793 - 1851
- Thomas Elijah Deaton, Jr. 1710 - 1779
- Col. Elijah Cushing 1756 - 1818
- Captain Elijah Clements 1753 - 1850
- Eliab Elijah Littlefield 1654 - ?
- Capt. Elijah Avery 1734 - 1781