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What does Alethea mean?

Alethea \a-le-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.


Variations

Alethea has 14 variants: Alathea, Alathia, Aleethia, Aleta, Aletea, Aletha, Alethia, Aletia, Aletta, Alette, Alithea, Alithia, Elethea and Elithia.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Olethea.

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


Popularity

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 the previous year) are the popular varying forms of Alethea (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1880-1889 and has become much lower since, with the versions Aleta, Aletha, Altha and Althea becoming less trendy. Thea (#776) is the most fashionable girl name in this compilation, with this name going through a resurgence in usage. (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.


Similar Names

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

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