Meaning:
Pledged to God

Origin:
Hebrew

Hard-Working, Delightful, Steadfast

The Springbok

The Hebrew name Elisheva is comprised of root words:

El

The Hebrew God

Shava

Oath

The meaning ‘pledged to God‘ comes from the joining of these words. The English name Elizabeth is a derivative of this ancient name. Elisheba appears in the old testament of the Bible as the wife of Aaron.

It has some stunning diminutives such as: Sheva, Vess, Ellis, Ellie, Elle, Livvie, and Liv.

Elisheva has bore some fantastic variations over the years that include the Nordic – Ilisi, Elisifetta and Elsa, the Dutch – Elise, Else and Isabel, the Spanish – Sabela, the German – Liesl, and the Czech – Elizka.