Talitha

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ta-LEE-tha Meaning of Talitha: "little girl" Origin of Talitha: Aramaic

The name Talitha is a girl's name of Arabic, Aramaic origin meaning "little girl". Talitha and is often added to lists like Space Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That?------------girls!".

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Talitha appears in the Bible as words Jesus says to awaken a young girl whose parents feared she was dead. It has been used in the US since colonial times. Talitha is also the name of two stars in Ursa Major, where it's related to the Arabic word for "third." Talitha definitely makes a fresh spin on Tabitha or Talisa.

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Famous People Named Talitha

Talitha Pol, sixties "It-Girl", actress, and wife of John Paul Getty, Jr.

Pop Culture References for the name Talitha

Talitha, one of Sophia's maids in the book "Strands of Bronze and Gold"
Talitha "Tally" Hamilton, main character in Eva Ibbotson's "The Dragonfly Pool"