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pinWhat does Elthea mean?

Elthea /el-thea/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Elthea means "healing herb". Elthea is an alternate spelling of Althea (Greek): from Althaia. Elyea is a common last name.


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

Elthea has 3 more relations via Althea: Altheda, Althelia and Thea.

Kreatif forms: Elithea, Emthea, Erthea. [more]

pinHow popular is Elthea?

Elthea is a rare given name for females. Elthea is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Elthea and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Elthea (not ranked) are Thea (#776 the previous year), Althea and Altha. Variants like Althaea are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3943%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0747%, 81.1% less), with the forms Altha and Althea becoming less stylish. Thea (#776) is the most trendy girl name among these, and there is a revival in birth name usage for this name. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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 Elethea, Elithia and Elodea. Like Elthea, these names are not commonly used.