Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts עֲתַלְיָה(Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

Possibly means "Yahweh is exalted" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is both a feminine and masculine name. It was borne by the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel, who later came to rule Judah as a queen.

Related Names

Roots'atal + Yahweh
Other Languages & CulturesAtalyah(Biblical Hebrew) Atalia(Hebrew)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019