All About The Name Athaliah
Athaliah (ath-uh–lahy–uh) is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning: “god is exalted”. In the bible, the name Athaliah is applied to one woman and two men. In the Old Testament the female Athaliah is the granddaughter of king Omri of Israel (1 Kings 16:29, 2 Kings 8:26). She is well known for taking revenge by murdering all the members of the royal house of Judah after her son is assassinated by Jehu.
Meaning: God is exalted
Current Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 names
Middle Name Possibilities: Rose
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