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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 38
Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor, film producer, and DJ. He portrayed Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and in The Hobbit: An ...more
Elijah Burke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Burke age 40
Elijah Samuel Burke (born May 24, 1978) is an American professional wrestler and color commentator, better known under the ring names D'Angelo Dinero, Da Pope and Elijah Burke. He started his ...more
Elijah McCoy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah McCoy
Elijah J. McCoy (May 2, 1844  – October 10, 1929) was a Canadian-born African-American inventor and engineer who was notable for his 57 U.S. patents, most having to do with the lubrication of ...more
Elijah Pitts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 60 (1938-1998)
Elijah Eugene Pitts (February 3, 1938 – July 10, 1998) was an American football player, a halfback in the National Football League for eleven seasons, ten with the Green Bay Packers. Late in his ...more
Elijah Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 78 (1897-1975)
Elijah Muhammad (born Elijah Robert Poole; October 7, 1897 – February 25, 1975) was a religious leader, who led the Nation of Islam (NOI) from 1934 until his death in 1975. He was a mentor to ...more
Elijah Cummings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 68
Elijah Eugene Cummings (born January 18, 1951) is an American politician and the member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Maryland's 7th congressional district. The district includes just ...more
Elijah Parish Lovejoy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 35 (1802-1837)
Elijah Parish Lovejoy (November 9, 1802 – November 7, 1837) was an American Presbyterian minister, journalist, newspaper editor and abolitionist. He was shot and killed by a pro-slavery mob in ...more
Elijah Blue Allman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 42
Elijah Blue Allman (born July 10, 1976), known professionally as P. Exeter Blue, is an American musician, and the son of singer Cher and her second husband Gregg Allman. He is the half-brother ...more
Elijah H. Mills is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 53 (1776-1829)
Elijah Hunt Mills (December 1, 1776 – May 5, 1829) was an American politician from Massachusetts. Mills was born in Chesterfield, Massachusetts. He was educated by private tutors and graduated ...more
Elijah Paine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 85 (1757-1842)
Elijah Paine (January 21, 1757 – April 28, 1842) was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Vermont, a United States Senator from Vermont and a United States District Judge of the United States ...more
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 (born 27 February 1990) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who plays as a lock, second-row or hooker and is co-captain of the Wests Tigers in the NRL. A New ...more
Elijah S. Grammer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 68 (1868-1936)
Elijah Sherman Grammer (April 3, 1868 – November 19, 1936) was a lumber industry businessman and politician, serving as a Republican Senator from Washington from November 22, 1932 to March 3, ...more
Elijah Phister is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 65 (1822-1887)
Elijah Conner Phister (October 8, 1822 – May 16, 1887) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Maysville, Kentucky. He attended the Seminary of Rand and Richardson in ...more
Elijah Dukes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
age 34
Elijah David Dukes, Jr. (born June 26, 1984) is an American former professional baseball player. A right-handed outfielder, he played in Major League Baseball for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and ...more
Elijah Coleman Bridgman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Dec. at 60 (1801-1861)
Elijah Coleman Bridgman (April 22, 1801 – November 2, 1861) was the first American Protestant Christian missionary appointed to China. He served with the American Board of Commissioners for ...more
Elijah Boardman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Boardman Dec. at 63 (1760-1823)
Elijah Boardman (March 7, 1760 – August 18, 1823) was a senator from Connecticut. Born to a noted and politically connected Connecticut family, he served in the United States Army before ...more
Elijah Brigham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Brigham Dec. at 65 (1751-1816)
Elijah Brigham (July 7, 1751 – February 22, 1816) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Brigham was born in Westborough (now Northborough), Massachusetts, son of Colonel Levi Brigham and ...more
Elijah Lagat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Lagat age 52
Elijah Kiptarbei Lagat (born 19 June 1966) was born and raised in Saniak Village in Nandi District of Kenya. He was the winner of the 104th running of the Boston Marathon held in 2000. He won in ...more
Elijah Babbitt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Babbitt Dec. at 92 (1795-1887)
Elijah Babbitt (July 29, 1795 – January 9, 1887) was a Republican United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Babbitt was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He moved with his parents to New ...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. (May 20, 1813 – March 17, 1901) 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 (born August 1, 1986) is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He appeared in films such as 28 Days (2000), Take the Lead (2006), Hairspray (2007), Red Tails (2012), Lee Daniels' ...more
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 (May 25, 1841 – June 5, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, Morse moved to Massachusetts with his parents, who ...more
Elijah Abel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Abel Dec. at 77 (1808-1885)
Elijah Abel, or Able (July 25, 1808 – December 25, 1884) was one of the earliest African-American members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is considered by many to have ...more
Elijah Wald is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Elijah
Elijah Wald age 60
Elijah Wald (born 1959) 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 ...more