Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts מַחְלָה(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. MAH-lə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name מַחְלָה (Machlah), possibly from חָלָה (chalah) meaning "weak, sick". This name is used in the Old Testament as both a feminine and masculine name. In some versions of the Bible the masculine name is spelled Mahalah.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMaala(Biblical Greek) Machlah(Biblical Hebrew) Maala(Biblical Latin) Mahala, Mahalia(English)

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Entry updated June 9, 2023