Talitha: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Talitha

Talitha

Pronunciation: TA-li-thə, tah-LEE-thə (key)

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Talitha means "little girl," and was used when Jesus raised Jairus' daughter from the dead, saying, "Talitha, cumi," meaning "little girl, arise".

Talitha is also a major star in the Ursa Major constellation. In this case the name is Arabic, meaning "three leaps of the gazelle." The three leaps refers to the three stars at the bottom of the constellation.

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Talitha McKenzie, American-born Scottish singer
Talitha Getty, Dutch model and actress, muse to YSL, married to Paul Getty (heir to Getty Oil), died of a heroin overdose in 1971.

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Heroine of the Eva Ibbotson book "The Dragonfly Pool"
Talitha refers to two stars in the Ursa Major constellation.

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