First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Elimelech mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Elimelech

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from South Africa, the name Elimelech is of Jewish origin and means "God is the ultimate King".
  2. A user from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Elimelech means "My god is king".
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Notable Persons Named Elimelech

Notable Persons Named Elimelech

Elimelech Szapira

Elimelech was born in 1823. He left this life on March 29th, 1892.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Elimelech

Notable Persons With the Last Name Elimelech

Anat Elimelech

Anat was born on March 8th, 1974 in Jerusalem. She breathed her last breath on December 2nd, 1997.

Shavit Elimelech

Shavit Elimelech is a soccer manager for the Hapoel Haifa F.C., Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C., Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona F.C., Hapoel Petah Tikva F.C., and Israel national football team. Shavit was born on September 7th, 1971 in Tel Aviv.

Menachem Elimelech

Stav Elimelech

Stav Elimelech is a soccer player for the Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C., Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., and Israel national football team. Stav was born on November 9th, 1969 in Beersheba.

Liron Elimelech

Liron Elimelech is a sports team member for the Maccabi Herzliya F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Elimelech

  • How Popular is the name Elimelech? Elimelech is the 11,550th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elimelech have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 911 babies born with the first name Elimelech in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elimelech to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elimelech? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elimelech first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elimelech is Friday, February 18th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Elimelech born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elimelech was in 2019 with a total of 42 babies.
  • Random Elimelech Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elimelech is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 23 babies in New York have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Elimelech: The name spelled backwards is Hcelemile. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Leimclehe. How do you pronounce that?
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