Gender: Female Meaning of Athalia: "the Lord is exalted" Origin of Athalia: Hebrew

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..

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MelanieCora Says:


I would pronounce this name ah-thuh-LEE-uh, stemming from Thalia (thuh-LEE-uh), meaning that Atalia would not be a simplified spelling of the same name.