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pinWhat does Eltha mean?

Eltha /el-tha/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Eltha means "healing herb". Eltha is an alternate form of Althea (Greek): from Althaia. Esta is a familiar last name.


Eltha has 5 variants: Altha, Althaea, Althaia, Althia and Elthea.

Eltha has 3 more related forms via Althea: Altheda, Althelia and Thea.

Kreatif forms: Egtha, Elethe. [more]

pinHow popular is Eltha?

Eltha is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Eltha is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Thea (#776 a year ago), Althea and Altha are the popular alternative forms of Eltha (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Forms like Althelia are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3943%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0747%, down 81.1%), with the versions Altha and Althea becoming less fashionable. Thea (#776) is the most chic girl name in this list, with this name enjoying a rekindling in usage. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Eltha and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Altha, Althea, Thea in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Elata, Elethea, Eletta, Elida, Elita, Elithia, Elitta, Elsha, Ertha and Etha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eltha.