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Gender Feminine
Language(s) English
Word/name Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "God rejoices"
Other names
Related names Mehetabel, Mehitabel

Mehitable is a feminine given name, a variant of the Old Testament name Mehetabel (meaning "God rejoices").[1] During the British colonial period, it was a name used in the New England colonies, as the Protestants took many of their children's names from the Old Testament.

It may also refer to:


  1. ^ "Mehitable". Think Baby Names. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1892). Young Lucretia: And Other Stories. Harper & brothers. p. 244. 
  3. ^ Vincent Mallozzi (May 20, 2017). "Simon Matthew and Joseph McElroy: A Cat named Mehitabel, a Lowercase Cockroach, and Love". New York Times. 
  4. ^ Gary Leveille (2014). Legendary Locals of the Southern Berkshires. Arcadia Publishing. p. 75. ISBN 9781467101240. 
  5. ^ "Book Review: Mary Higgins Clark's Remember Me". Kirkus Reviews. June 24, 2010.