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What does Amalthea mean?

Amalthea Pronunciation of Amalthea [amalthea] as a girls' 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.

Associated with: greek, mythology, mountain.


Amalthea has 1 variant: Amaltheia.

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Middle name pairings:
Amalthea Berkeley (A.B.), ..

How popular is Amalthea?

Amalthea is an unusual first name for women. Amalthea is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Amalthea has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amalthea name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Agatha, Agathe, Alathea, Alathia, Alethea, Alithea, Altha, Althaea, Althea, Altheda, Althia, Amadea, Amahla, Amala, Amalea, Amalee, Amaleeda, Amaleta, Amalfey, Amalia, Amalida, Amalie, Amalija, Amalina, Amalinda, Amaline, Amalita, Amaliya, Amalya, Amalyna (see Amelia), Amalynda (see Amelinda), Amalyne, Amalyta, Amantha, Amata, Amelda, Amelida, Amelita, Amelyta (see Amelia), Annthea (see Anthea), Anthea, Azalea, Caltha, Elthea, Galathea, Mathea, Matthea and Panthea. These names tend to be more frequently used than Amalthea.

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