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Gender: Female Meaning of Talia: "gentle dew from heaven; by the water" Origin of Talia: Hebrew; Australian Aboriginal Talia's Popularity in 2017: #312

The name Talia is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "gentle dew from heaven; by the water". Talia is ranked #312 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Mystical Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Drop 2 Add 1 pick a fave that can't be dropped".

From the experts:

In tandem with the longer-form Natalia, this pretty Russian-flavored girls’ name has been rising in the popularity charts in the US.

In the mythology of one ancient sect, Talia was one of ten angels who attended the sun on its daily course. A prominent bearer is Talia Shire, doomed to go down in cinema history as Rocky's mousy girlfriend Adrienne, along with actress Talia Balsam, aka the former Mrs. George Clooney. Most recently, Talia was attributed to YouTube star Talia Joy Castellano, a young girl battling cancer who passed away at age 13.

Talia is also an Australian Aboriginal name meaning "near water".

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Famous People Named Talia

Talia Balsam, American actress
Talia Rose Shire, American actress
Talia Joy Castellano, American YouTube beauty guru and leukemia patient
Talia Madison aka Velvet Sky, American pro wrestler
Talia Elizabeth Jones (b. 1968), daughter of singer Davy Jones of The Monkees
Talia Caldwell (b. 1991), American basketball player; daughter of NFL player Ravin Caldwell and actress Teal Marchande
Talia Chiarelli (b. 1995), Canadian gymnast; daughter of ice hockey player/manager Peter Chiarelli
Talia Whitmey (b. 2003), daughter of actors Abigail Thaw and Nigel Whitmey
Talia Serafina Fiore (b. 2012), daughter of actress Erica Cerra and Raffaele Fiore
Tahliah Debrett Barnett aka FKA Twigs, English pop singer

Pop Culture References for the name Talia

Talia al Ghul, character in the Batman series
Talia, princess in the legend that inspired the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale
Talia Sahid, character on TV soap "One Life to Live"
Talia, character in "Fred the Movie 2: Night of the Living Fred"
Talia Gladys, character in anime "Mobile Suit Gundam SEED"
Talia Winters, character on TV's "Babylon 5"
Queen Talia, a character from the video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Talia, character in "Arrows of the Queen" by Mercedes Lackey
Talia, ghost in the manga series "Brody's Ghost" by Mark Crilley
Talia Parra, main character on TV's "Talia in the Kitchen"
Talia "Tali" David, character on TV's "NCIS"
Talia Hale, character on TV's "Teen Wolf"
Talia Forrester, character in the video game Telltale's Game of Thrones
Talia Sandoval-Mendoza, character on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"

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