Deciding on the perfect name for your baby is not an easy choice.
After all, your baby’s name is a big deal. Not surprisingly (at least, according to Parenting.com) a person’s name is a big deciding factor in how he is perceived by others, as well as how he thinks about himself.
So it’s no wonder that you want to find the perfect name for your son. You can easily lose hours and hours of time searching on Google and reading books for the best first name for your baby, and in the process, little time is left for finding the best middle name.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your son!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Elijah.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a boy named Elijah
And now, the list of my favorites!
Remember, this is just a starting point — but I think you’ll find some great ideas for names that go with Elijah, including classic, masculine, and unique options.
My favorite middle names for Elijah are Elijah Cruz and Elijah Gage.
I like how these single-syllable names work so well with the multi-syllable name Elijah. Try all of these different options out and see which ones sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Elijah
According to BabyCenter, Elijah is a Hebrew name that means, “Yahweh is God.”
The name started as mostly a Jewish boy’s name, but it quickly became a popular name across the board, starting in the 1990s.
The name Elijah has become such a favorite, that in 2020 it came in at number 3 on the popularity list.
Elijah has maintained its status as one of the most popular baby names throughout history.
Some famous Elijahs are actor Elijah Wood and former American football player, running back for the Green Bay Packers, Elijah Pitts.
Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Elijah, but it’s not the end-all-be-all — not by a long shot!
Hopefully, you found one or a handful that you like. But if you keep looking, I hope you’ll come back and tell me what you ended up picking in the comments.
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Good luck, parents!
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