Given Name BITHIAH

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: בִּתְיָה (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: bi-THIE-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "daughter of YAHWEH" in Hebrew, from the roots בַּת (bat) meaning "daughter" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. In the Old Testament this is the name of a daughter of Pharaoh. She is traditionally equated with the pharaoh's daughter who drew Moses from the Nile.


biblical, biblical women, princesses
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Bityah (Biblical Hebrew), Bashe, Basia, Basya, Batya, Batyah (Hebrew)
Entry updated May 31, 2018