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Anthea meaning and name origin

Anthea \a-nthea, an-thea\ as a girl's name is pronounced ahn-THEE-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Anthea is "flowery". Latin spelling of Greek Antheia. Used in the classical period as a byname of the goddess Hera at Argos, but as a modern given name, it was reinvented by English 17th-century poets to symbolize spring.

Anthea has 9 variant forms: Ann, Annthea, Anthe, Antheia, Antheya, Anthia, Anthoula, Antia and Thia.

For more information, see also related names Anthemia and Diantha.

Baby names that sound like Anthea are Agnethe, Anda, Anath, Andie, Andee, Ande, Anita, Annita, Annida, Aneta, Aneeta, Anette, Anet, Annet, Anetta, Annda, Ianthe, Janthia, Ianthia and Iantha.

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Popularity of Anthea

Anthea is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Anthea
Popularity of Anthea