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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 girl names Anthemia and Diantha.

Suggested similar baby names are Althea and Anuhea.


Anthea is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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