Given Name GOLIATH

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: גָּלְיָת (Ancient Hebrew), Γολιαθ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: gə-LIE-əth (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Hebrew גָּלְיָת (Golyat), possibly derived from גָּלָה (galah) meaning "uncover, reveal". This is the name of the giant Philistine who is slain by David in the Old Testament.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Golyat (Biblical Hebrew)


biblical, giants, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017