Meaning and name origin
Alethea \a-le-thea\ as a girl's name is pronounced ah-LEE-thee-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alethea is "verity, truth". A learned coinage, not found before the 16th century. Mythology: goddess of truth. See also Althea.
Alethea has 14 variant forms: Alathea, Alathia, Aleethia, Aleta▼, Aletea, Aletha▼, Alethia, Aletia, Aletta, Alette, Alithea, Alithia, Elethea and Elithia.
For more information, see also the related girl name Olethea.
Alethea is a very popular first name for females (#2022 out of 4276, Top 47%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alethea and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Althea, Aletha and Aleta. (2014 statistics).
Alethea is also pronounced similarly to Aleetheea, Alitheea and Oletha. Other suggested similar baby names are Altha▼, Althaea and Althia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alethea.