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What does Ethnea mean?

Ethnea Pronunciation of Ethnea [eth-nea] as a girls' name. The meaning of Ethnea is "kernel". Ethnea is an alternate form of Eithne (Irish, Gaelic).


Ethnea has 4 variants: Ethna, Ethnah, Ethnee and Ethni.

5 more related forms via Eithne: Eitna, Ena, Enya, Ethenia and Etna.

Creative forms:
(female) Einea, Ethne, ..

(male) Ethea, Etheu, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ethnea Treasure (E.T.), ..

How popular is Ethnea?

Ethnea is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Ethnea is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ena and Etna are the prominent related forms of Ethnea (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Ethnea reached its most widespread 115 years ago (average #998). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ena, Etna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ethnea is pronounced similarly to Aithnea. Other suggested similar names are Althea, Ashbea (see Ashby), Ashlea, Cyanea, Danea, Eanna, Ebonee, Eboney, Edana, Eddna, Edenia, Edina, Edmea, Edna, Edyna, Ehtel, Eionia, Elana, Elane, Elanna, Elena, Elene, Elethea, Elina, Elinda, Elined, Elna, Elodea, Elona, Elonna, Eltha, Elthea, Eluned, Emelea, Emilea, Emina, Eminta, Ennya, Erena, Erene, Erinna, Erna, Ertha, Erthel (see Eartha), Esther, Etana, Etel, Etelka (see Ethel), Eth, Etha, Ethel, Ethill, Ethlin, Ethlinda, Ethyl, Etta, Ettey, Euna, Evana, Evania, Evina, Idonea (see Idona), Irenea, Janea, Jinnea, Linea, Linnea, Lynnea, Mathea, Rhea, Shanea, Shea, Tanea and Thea. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ethnea.