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What does Eltha mean?

Eltha Pronunciation of Eltha [eltha] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Eltha means "healing herb". Eltha is an alternate form of Althea (Greek): from Althaia.

Associated with: greek, healing (life), herb (tree).


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

1 more related form via Althea: Altheda.

Creative forms:
(female) Eleth, Elta, ..

(male) Elfa, Elto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eltha Emani (E.E.), ..

How 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)

Eltha reached its apex rank of #1874 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Althea (#1640 a year ago) and Altha are the popular alternative forms of Eltha ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Elthea, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Eltha reached its apex in the 1910s (average #1031) and has become significantly lower since (#1880, down 83%), with versions like Althea falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eltha, Altha, Althea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eltha and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aletha, Aloha, Alpha, Artha, Atha, Betha, Caltha, Catha, Eartha, Editha, Edytha, Eitna, Ela, Elah, Elana, Elata, Elba, Elda, Elena, Elesha, Elethea, Eletta, Elga, Elia, Elida, Elika, Elina, Elisa, Elisha, Elita, Elithia, Elitta, Eliza, Elka, Ella, Ellba, Ellga, Ellia, Ellma, Ellsa, Elma, Elna, Elona, Elora, Elsa, Elsha, Elshe, Elssa, Elva, Elvia, Elysa, Elyza, Elza, Ertha, Esta, Eth, Etha, Ethna, Etna, Etta, Eubha, Githa, Gytha, Katha, Letha, Matha, Oletha and Retha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eltha.