Hebrew"the Lord is exalted"
Athalia Origin and Meaning
The name Athalia is 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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Famous People Named Athalia
- Athalia (or Athaliah)Biblical queen consort of Judah
- Athalia Ponsell LindsleyAmerican model and TV personality
- Athaliah Molokommeattorney general of Botswana
- Athaliah SamuelMiss World Trinidad 2012
Athalia in Pop Culture
- "Athalia" oratorio by George Frideric Handel