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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 Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

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"


GenEric Says:


I know a Talitha, this name is a fresh yet historical spin on Tabitha, which seems to be associated with witches now.

scblovesnames Says:


WOW!!!!! I love Tabitha, but this so such a beautiful name. I also love the meaning.

paulapuddephatt Says:


I love it, too. Tilly works, or Tally or Talia.

NameLover 11 Says:


I really love this name. The meaning is so cute!! Would the nickname Tilly work

paulapuddephatt Says:


This is adorable. I love it possibly a little more than Tabitha. Says:


Talitha is the name of one of my childhood friends. Very sweet and the name really suits her. Sweet name in general

namesage Says:


I've always heard Talitha means "Little Maid" or "Little Girl".