|Related names||Mehetabel, Mehitabel|
Mehitable is a feminine given name, a variant of the Old Testament name Mehetabel (meaning "God rejoices"). 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:
- "Mehitable Lamb", a short story by Mary Wilkins Freeman about a girl by this name.
- The alley cat "Mehitabel" of Don Marquis's fictional writings, Archy and Mehitabel.
- A doll named Mehitabel (Hitty) in Hitty, Her First Hundred Years (1930), the Newbery Medal-winning children's novel written by Rachel Field.
- A historical character named "Mehitabel Freeman" in the Mary Higgins Clark book Remember Me.
- "Mehitable". Think Baby Names. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
- Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1892). Young Lucretia: And Other Stories. Harper & brothers. p. 244.
- Vincent Mallozzi (May 20, 2017). "Simon Matthew and Joseph McElroy: A Cat named Mehitabel, a Lowercase Cockroach, and Love". New York Times.
- Gary Leveille (2014). Legendary Locals of the Southern Berkshires. Arcadia Publishing. p. 75. ISBN 9781467101240.
- "Book Review: Mary Higgins Clark's Remember Me". Kirkus Reviews. June 24, 2010.
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