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What does Talitha mean?

Talitha Pronunciation of Talitha as a girls' name is pronounced ta-LEE-tha, TAL-a-thah. It is of Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Talitha is "little girl". Biblical: a reference to the resurrection of Jairus's daughter when Jesus said, "Child, arise". Actress Talitha Soto.


ASSOCIATED WITH little, biblical, resurrection (life)


VARIANTS Taleetha, Taletha, Talicia, Talisha, Talita



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How popular is Talitha?

Talitha is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3010 out of 4276, Top 70%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Talitha was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #1691 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Talitha name in U.S.

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Which version is better?

Talisha is the only other prominent variation form of Talitha. Adoption of these forms of Talitha reached its most widespread 4 decades ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Talitha, Talisha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Talitha and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Caltha, Dalisha, Falisha, Kalisha, Lalita, Malisha, Malita, Malitia, Malitta, Tabatha, Tabbitha, Tabetha, Tabita, Tabitha, Tabotha (see Tabitha), Tabytha, Tacitha, Taisha, Takisha, Talia, Taliah, Talija, Talina, Talisa, Tamisha, Tanisha, Tanita, Tanitia, Tanitra and Telisha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Talitha.

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