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

Talitha Origin and Meaning

The name Talitha is a girl's name of Arabic, Aramaic origin meaning "little girl".

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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Beort12 Says:


In Brazil the name Talita, without the H, is a common name. Same origin, but in Portuguese there is no TH sound, so Hs are superfluous. According to the 2010 census there were 141,042 Brazilians with this names....seems popular enough it should get its own name page!! *hint hint Nameberry*

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".