"the Lord is exalted"

Athalia Origin and Meaning

The name Athalia is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord is exalted".

Athalia was an Old Testament daughter of Jezebel and a king's powerful wife with a gory history. You don't wanna know -- and you probably don't wanna name your kid after her either. Pretty name, though, and one that's in step with the current fashions for A beginnings and endings as well as for distinctive names with deep roots. Atalia is a simplified spelling..

Athalia Popularity

Famous People Named Athalia

  • Athalia (or Athaliah)Biblical queen consort of Judah
  • Athalia Ponsell LindsleyAmerican model and TV personality
  • Athaliah Molokommeattorney general of Botswana
  • Athaliah SamuelMiss World Trinidad 2012

Athalia in Pop Culture

  • "Athalia" oratorio by George Frideric Handel