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Rhea meaning and name origin
Rhea \r-hea\ as a girl's name is pronounced REE-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Rhea is "flowing". Mythology: Rhea was the mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, and Demeter. Rhea is also a Welsh name referring to a river in Wales. Actress Rhea Perlman.
Rhea has 6 variant forms: Rea, Reya, Rhae, Rhaya, Rhia and Ria.
For more information, see also the related name Cybele.
Baby names that sound like Rhea are Rae, Raya, Ree, Rei, Rie, Roya, Rue and Rye.
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Popularity of Rhea
Rhea is a very popular first name for women (#960 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3277 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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