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Talia is a modern baby girl’s name that means “gentle dew from heaven” or “near water”. Talia has been slowly climbing in popularity since the late 1970’s. It is a beautiful, feminine name that is likely to continue to climb in popularity.

Meaning of the name Talia:

Aboriginal Australian: near water
Hebrew: gentle dew from heaven

Origin of the name Talia:

Talia is a girl’s name of both Hebrew and Aboriginal Australian origin. From Hebrew, Talia means “gentle dew from heaven”. From Aboriginal Australian, Talia is the name of a city and means “near water”.

Symbolism of the name Talia:

Both meanings of Talia are associated with water. Water is the element associated with emotions. Talia is tied to feelings of compassion, love, empathy, and calm.

Baby name Talia

Style of the name Talia:

modern

Gender of the name Talia:

Talia is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Talia:

tah-LY-uh, tahl-YA

Number of syllables in the name Talia:

two or three, depending on pronunciation

Emotion evoked from the name Talia:

Talia evokes feelings of compassion and peace.

Alternative spellings for the name Talia:

Talya, Tahlia, Tahliya

Nicknames for the name Talia:

Popularity of the name Talia:

According to the Social Security Administration, Talia is a girl’s name that first became popular in the 1970’s. Talia has increased in popularity since then and sits at #337 as of 2020.

Related names for the name Talia:

Great middle names for the name Talia and their meanings:

  • Lorelei (alluring, temptress)
  • Jasmine (gift from God)
  • Belle (beautiful)
  • Autumn (the season)
  • Raine (rain)
  • Indigo (blue-purple)
  • Ari (king)
  • Lexi (defending men)

Famous people with the name Talia:

  • Talia Balsam (American actress)
  • Talia Rose Shire (American actress)
  • Talia Madison (American pro wrestler)
  • Talia Chiarelli (Canadian gymnast)

Talias in popular culture:

  • Talia al Ghul (Batman series)
  • Talia David (television, “NCIS”)
  • Talia Sandoval Mendoza (television, “Pretty Little Liars”)
  • Talia (literature, Arrows series by Mercedes Lackey)
  • Talia Sahid (television, “One Life to Live”)