"God rejoices"

Mehitabel Origin and Meaning

The name Mehitabel is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God rejoices".

Most famously, the name of a 1920s alley cat.

Mehitabel in Pop Culture

  • Mehitabelcat in Don Marquis "Archy & Mehitabel" verses
  • Mehitabel "Hitty" doll in "Hitty, Her First Hundred Years" by Rachel Field
  • Mehitabel Freemancharacter in Mary Higgins Clark's "Remember Me"
  • "Mehitable Lamb" short story by Mary Wilkins Freeman