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pinWhat does Eltha mean?

Eltha /el-tha/ 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: Ealtha, Egtha. [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 2 years ago), Althea and Altha are the popular alternative forms of Eltha (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Althelia, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Eltha reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 (average #605) and is somewhat lower today (#925, down 81.1%). Althea has been the most prominent, though Thea has also become trendy as well over time, while Altha and Althea are now somewhat dated. 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, Elda, Elethea, Eletta, Elida, Elita, Elithia, Elitta, Elsha, Ertha and Etha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eltha.