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Girl Names Ending with -thea

Thea ending baby names and what they mean, with 15 results. -thea names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in the 1910s (adoption of 0.1%) and is now significantly reduced (adoption 0.04%, 61% less), with names such as Althea becoming somewhat outmoded. Thea (#464) is the most trendy baby name in this list, while Beathea (top 67%) is a common -thea last name.

-thea names

Alethea - Timothea

Alethea and variantsAlethea, var. Alathea, Alithea, Elethea
From Greek word. "Verity, truth." Aletheia is also a slightly prominent kid's name.

Althea and variantsAlthea, var. Elthea, Thea1
Origin fr. Greek language. "Healing herb." Popular, and Althea, Elthea, Thea are comparable to common last names Anglea (upper 50%), Askea (85%), which also end with -ea.

Amalthea
Stems fr. Greek word. .. the name of the mountain goat .. A quaint birth name.

Anthea, var. Annthea
Root fr. Greek word. "Flowery." Anthea and Annthea are unusual as baby names.

Bethea
From Hebrew element. "Maidservant of Jehovah." Compare surnames Beathea (top 67%), Betha (43%). See also Beth.

Cynthea
Var. of Cynthia. Derived fr. Greek language. "From Mount Kynthos." Outside Top 2000.

Dorothy and variantsDorothea, Dorthea, Thea2
Var. of Dorothy. Source fr. Greek element. "Gift of God." Usage of Dorothea and variants as baby names in 2015 was significantly more than a decade ago.

Galathea
Form of Galatea. Origin fr. Greek element. "White as milk." Galathea is rare as a birth name.

Mathea, Matthea
Var. of Mattea. Derivative of Hebrew element. "Gift of God." Marthea and Matie are creative forms.

Olethea
Root fr. Greek element. "Verity, truth." Rare. Olethea, similar to Orphea, Oliveea, uses the -ea ending. See also Olathe.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -thea names: Alethea, Althea, Dorothea, Dorthea, Thea

Panthea
Derived fr. Greek language. "Of all gods." Not in popularity charts. See also Penthea.

Penthea
Derived fr. Greek element. "Fifth." Not Top 2000 name. See also Panthia.

Philothea, var. Filothea, Phillothea
Origin fr. Greek element. "Lover of God." Philothea, Filothea and Phillothea are not often used as girls' names.

TheaThea3
Origin fr. Greek. "Goddess." Popular as a children's name, Thea is comparable to the popular Shea. See also Toya.

Timothea, var. Thea4
Derived fr. Greek. "God's honor." Thea is prevalent (upper 32%) as a first name, whereas Timothea is irregularly used.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -thea names for girls.

1. Alethea - Timothea
Alethea [Alathea, Alithea, Elethea], Althea [Thea, Elthea], Amalthea, Anthea [Annthea], Bethea, Cynthia [Cynthea], Dorothy [Thea, Dorthea, Dorothea], Galatea [Galathea], Mattea [Mathea, Matthea], Olethea, Panthea, Penthea, Philothea [Filothea, Phillothea], Thea, Timothea [Thea]

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