Taliyah is a modern American name with Hebrew roots. Parents of the Christian faith may find it especially symbolic, though it has a sweet meaning that can appeal to anyone. It even offers some pop culture symbolism. We like the way it sounds with one-syllable middle names like Rose, Jade, and Claire.

Meaning of the name Taliyah:

Hebrew: Dew from heaven, morning dew

Origin of the name Taliyah:

Taliyah is a modern American take on the Hebrew name Talia. Talia comes from the word “tal,” which means “dew.”

Symbolism of the name Taliyah:

Taliyah may be quite symbolic to parents of the Christian faith. In the Bible, the dew is a symbol of the blessing of God. In the hot desert, it helped keep crops alive so the people had food in the summer. For others, dew may be a sign of a new day, which is symbolism you can apply to your new baby.

Style of the name Taliyah:

Modern

Gender of the name Taliyah:

Taliyah is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Taliyah:

Ta-LEE-ah

Number of syllables in the name Taliyah:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Taliyah:

The baby name Taliyah evokes images of someone who is graceful and maternal.

Alternative spellings for the name Taliyah:

  • Taliah
  • Taleah
  • Taliah
  • Thaliyah
  • Thaleah

Nicknames for the name Taliyah:

Popularity of the name Taliyah:

According to the Social Security Administration, Taliyah was a top 1,000 baby name for girls between 2001 and 2019. It was most popular in 2009 when it ranked at number 654. In 2019, it ranked at 995.

Related names for the name Taliyah:

Great middle names for Taliyah and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Taliyah:

  • Taliyah Zimmer (Australian swimmer)

Taliyahs in popular culture:

  • Taliyah (character in the video game “League of Legends”)