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Amalthea meaning and name origin
Amalthea \a-mal-thea, am(a)-lthea\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin. Greek mythology: the name of the mountain goat that nursed the infant Zeus. Her horns were the basis for the cornucopia, the horn of plenty spilling over with fruits and vegetables.
Amalthea has 1 variant form: Amaltheia.
Baby names that sound like Amalthea are Amalida, Amaleeda, Amalyta, Amalita and Amaleta.
Popularity of Amalthea
Amalthea is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Amalthea for girls. (2010 statistics) Compare Amalthea with its variant form and related girl baby names.