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Famous People Named Elijah  

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Elijah there are? This list of celebrities named Elijah includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Elijahs on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Elijah, actors named Elijah, and even athletes named Elijah. Well-known Elijahs like Elijah Wood, Elijah Burke, and Elijah McCoy are just the start of this list.
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Elijah Wood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 34
Elijah Jordan Wood is an American actor and film producer. He made his film debut with a minor part in Back to the Future Part II. Landing a succession of larger roles, he was critically ...more
Elijah Burke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 40
Elijah Samuel Burke is an American professional wrestler, best known for his time in World Wrestling Entertainment working under his real name, and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the name ...more
Elijah McCoy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah J. McCoy was a Canadian-American inventor and engineer, who was notable for his 57 U.S. patents, most to do with lubrication of steam engines. Born free in Canada, he returned as a ...more
Elijah Pitts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Died at 60 (1938-1998)
Elijah Eugene Pitts was an American football halfback in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers, the Los Angeles Rams, and the New Orleans Saints. He played college football at ...more
Elijah Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 78 (1897-1975)
Elijah Muhammad was an African-American religious leader, who led the Nation of Islam from 1934 until his death in 1975. He was a mentor to Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan, Muhammad Ali, and his son, ...more
Elijah Cummings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 68
Elijah Eugene Cummings is the U.S. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district, serving since 1996. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes just over half of ...more
Elijah Parish Lovejoy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 35 (1802-1837)
Elijah Parish Lovejoy was an American Presbyterian minister, journalist, newspaper editor and abolitionist. He was murdered by a pro-slavery mob in Alton, Illinois, during their attack on his ...more
Elijah Blue Allman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 42
Elijah Blue Allman is an American musician, the son of Cher and her second husband Gregg Allman, and half brother of Chaz Bono, Delilah Allman, Michael Allman, Layla Allman and Devon Allman. ...more
Elijah H. Mills is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 53 (1776-1829)
Elijah Hunt Mills was an American politician from Massachusetts. Mills was born in Chesterfield, Massachusetts. He was educated by private tutors and graduated from Williams College in 1797. ...more
Elijah Paine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 85 (1757-1842)
Elijah Paine was a United States Senator from Vermont, serving as a Federalist from 1795 to 1801, and thereafter a long-serving United States federal judge.
Elijah E. Myers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 77 (1832-1909)
Elijah E. Myers was a leading architect of government buildings in the latter half of the 19th century, and the only architect to design the capitol buildings of three U.S. states, the Michigan ...more
Elijah Taylor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 28
Elijah Taylor is a professional rugby league footballer who currently plays in the National Rugby League for the Penrith Panthers. Also a New Zealand national representative.
Elijah S. Grammer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 68 (1868-1936)
Elijah Sherman Grammer was a Republican Senator from Washington from 1932 to 1933. Grammer was a businessman and logger by profession.
Elijah Phister is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 65 (1822-1887)
Elijah Conner Phister was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Maysville, Kentucky. He attended the Seminary of Rand and Richardson in Maysville, Kentucky and was ...more
Elijah Dukes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 34
Elijah David Dukes, Jr. is an American former professional baseball player. A right-handed outfielder, he played in Major League Baseball for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and Washington Nationals.
Elijah Coleman Bridgman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 60 (1801-1861)
Elijah Coleman Bridgman was the first American Protestant Christian missionary appointed to China. He served with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. One of the first few ...more
Elijah Boardman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Boardman Dec. at 63 (1760-1823)
Elijah Boardman was a senator from Connecticut. Born to a noted and politically connected Connecticut family, he served in the United States Army before becoming a noted merchant and ...more
Elijah Brigham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Brigham Dec. at 65 (1751-1816)
Elijah Brigham was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Brigham was born in Westborough, Massachusetts, son of Colonel Levi Brigham and Susanna Brigham. He was a descendant of Thomas ...more
Elijah Lagat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Lagat age 52
Elijah Kiptarbei Lagat was born and raised in Saniak Village in Nandi District. He was the winner of the 104th running of the Boston Marathon held in 2000. He won in the closest finish in the ...more
Elijah Babbitt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Babbitt Dec. at 92 (1795-1887)
Elijah Babbitt was a Republican United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Babbitt was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He moved with his parents to New York State in 1805. He received an ...more
Elijah Kellogg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Kellogg Dec. at 88 (1813-1901)
Elijah Kellogg, Jr. was an American Congregationalist minister, lecturer and author of popular boy's adventure books.
Elijah Kelley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 32
Elijah Kelley is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He appeared in films such as 28 Days, Take the Lead, and the musical film re-adaptation of Hairspray.
Elijah A. Morse is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah A. Morse Dec. at 57 (1841-1898)
Elijah Adams Morse was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, Morse moved to Massachusetts with his parents, who settled in Boston in 1852. He ...more
Elijah Abel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Abel Dec. at 77 (1808-1885)
Elijah Abel was the first black elder and seventy in the Latter Day Saint movement, and one of the few black members in the early history of the Latter Day Saint movement to receive the
Elijah Wald is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Wald age 60
Elijah Wald is an American folk blues guitarist and music historian. He is a 2002 Grammy Award winner for his liner notes to The Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Box: "The Journey of Chris ...more