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What does Althaea mean?

Althaea Pronunciation of Althaea [al-thaea] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the name Althaea means "healing herb". Althaea is an alternate form of Althea (Greek): from Althaia.

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, healing (life), herb (tree)


VARIANTS Elthea, Eltha, Althia, Althaia, Altha


(female) Anthaea, Arthaea, ..


Althaea Avianna (A.A.), ..

How popular is Althaea?

Althaea is a rare given name for women. Althaea is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Althea (#1640 A YEAR AGO), Eltha and Altha are the prominent related forms of Althaea (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Altheda, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Althaea was widespread among parents a century ago and has become significantly reduced since, with versions like Althea becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Altha, Althea, Eltha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Althaea and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Achava, Ahava, Aithne, Aithnea, Alaia, Alala, Alamea, Alana, Alathea, Alathia, Alaya, Aldana, Aldara, Aldea, Alea, Aleana, Aleceea, Aleea, Aleetheea (see Alice), Aletea, Aletha, Alethea, Alethia, Alexea, Aliana, Alicea, Alithea, Alitheea (see Alice), Alithia, Allana, Allicea, Aloha, Alpha, Alta, Altair, Altaira, Alurea, Alvara, Alyceea, Amalthea, Annthea (see Anthea), Anthe, Anthea, Antheia, Antheya, Anthia, Anuhea, Artha, Artheia, Ashbea (see Ashby), Ashlea, Astraea, Astraeia, Astrea, Atara, Atha, Athalee, Athalia, Atheena, Athena, Athie, Athina, Bethea, Claea, Elethea, Ethnea, Mathea and Olethea. These names tend to be more frequently used than Althaea.