What does Alethea mean?
A learned coinage, not found before the 16th century. Mythology: goddess of truth. See also Althea.
Affiliated girl name: Olethea.Kreatif forms:
(female) Arethea, Arthea, ..
(male) Aleathel, Alethel, ..
How 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. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Alethea for girls. Alethea was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1052 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Displayed below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Alethea and related names. Aleta, Aletha, Alethia, Aletta, Altha, Althea and Eltha are the popular varying forms of Alethea appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Alethea was well-received during 1910-1919 (average #1310), but now, versions like Altha have become less trendy.
Alethea is pronounced similarly to Aleetheea, Alitheea and Oletha. Other suggested similar names are Aesha, Agatha▼, Agetha, Agotha, Aiesha, Alamea, Aldea, Aleah▲, Aleana, Aleceea, Alecia▼, Alectra, Aleda, Aleea, Aleece, Aleecia, Aleen, Aleena▲, Alegra, Aleida, Aleine, Alene▼, Alesha▼, Aleshia, Alesia▼, Alessa, Alesta, Alexea, Alexia, Alexie, Alexina, Aleyna, Alicea, Alieshea (see Alicia), Alisha▼, Alita, Alitia, Alitza, Alletta, Allette, Allicea, Allta, Aloha, Alpha▼, Alta▼, Alurea, Alyceea, Alysha▼, Anechka, Aneta, Anetta, Anette, Annthea (see Anthea), Anthe, Anthea, Anuhea, Areta, Aretha, Arethusa, Arleth, Arletha, Arlette, Artha, Artheia, Astrea, Bethea, Cynthea, Dorthea, Filothea, Galathea, Mathea and Penthea. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alethea.