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pinWhat does Alethea mean?

Alethea /ale-thea/ as a girls' 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 variants: Alathea, Alathia, Aleethia, Aleta, Aletea, Aletha, Alethia, Aletia, Aletta, Alette, Alithea, Alithia, Elethea and Elithia.

Affiliated girl name: Olethea.

Alethea has 9 more alternative forms via Althea: Altha, Althaea, Althaia, Altheda, Althelia, Althia, Eltha, Elthea and Thea.

Kreatif forms: Adethea. [more]

pinHow popular is Alethea?

Alethea is a very popular first name for females (#2022 out of 4276, Top 47%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Alethea and related names. Aleta, Aletha, Altha, Althea and Thea (#776 2 years ago) are the popular varying forms of Alethea (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Alethea was well-received during 1880-1889 (average #720) and is somewhat less today (#955, down 84%). Althea is the steady favorite, though Thea is currently more regularly used, while Aleta, Aletha, Altha and Althea are now somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aleta, Aletha, Altha, Althea, Thea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thea outside U.S.

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Alethea is pronounced similarly to Aleetheea, Alitheea and Oletha. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alethea.