Tallulah


Tallulah

Tallulah is a Choctaw name (a First Nations group from southeastern North America). It means "leaping water".
*Tallulah is the name of several places in the United States
**Tallulah, Louisiana
**The Tallulah River in Georgia
**The Tallulah Gorge in Georgia
**Tallulah Gorge State Park in Georgia
**Tallulah Falls, waterfalls in the Tallulah Gorge in Georgia
**Tallulah Falls, a town in Georgia
**Tallulah Falls Lake, a lake in Georgia

Tallulah is the eleventh track on the "Silence" album by the Finnish power metal band Sonata Arctica, and the seventh track on the "Dynamite" album by the English band Jamiroquai.

Tallulah is the name of a 1987 album by The Go-Betweens

"Tallulah" is the name of a short story by Charles de Lint, found in the collection "Dreams Underfoot" (1993).

Tallulah Bankhead (January 31, 1902 - December 12, 1968) was a United States actress, talk-show host, "bonne vivante", and gay icon.

Tallulah is a character in the Movie "Bugsy Malon" from 1976. Jodie Foster starred as Tallulah, the song "My name is Tallulah" is quite catching.

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Tallulah is the name given to the bobsled in the 1993 comedy film Cool Runnings.

Tallulah is also the name of a princess in Cherokee legend. According to the legend, a white man became lost on the Cherokee trail near what is now Tallulah Falls. Tallulah found him, befriended him, and fell in love with him. She took him back to her camp, where her people, hostile to the presence of a white stranger, demanded his immediate execution. Tallulah's father, Chief Grey Eagle, had no choice but to agree, although he was reluctant to do so. The young man was then bound and thrown into the gorge, and the grief-stricken Tallulah leaped after him to her own death. [http://www.habershamga.com/history_indians.cfm]

A similar legend exists about a Native American maiden named White Cloud, but in that version of the legend, the young man does not die, but tries to subdue his captors. He is then knocked unconscious, and in a plot twist similar to "Romeo and Juliet", White Cloud, believing him dead, jumps off the cliff. When the young man revives, he recovers her body and buries her on the cliff. [http://www.elkader-iowa.com/Lover's%20Leap.html]

Tallulah also means "Laughing water"

Tallulah is a character name in the BBC science-fiction Doctor Who.

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn's youngest daughter is named Emma Tallulah Behn [http://www.kongehuset.no/c26939/nyhet/vis.html?tid=73361] .

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  • Tallulah — f English: rare name, chosen occasionally as a result of the fame of the American actress Tallulah Bankhead (1903–68). In spite of its exotic appearance, her given name was not adopted for the sake of her career but inherited from her grandmother …   First names dictionary

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