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pinWhat does Rhea mean?

Rhea /rhea/ [1 syll.] as a girls' 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 variants: Rea, Reya, Rhae, Rhaya, Rhia and Ria.

Affiliated girl name: Cybele.

Kreatif forms: Rheane, Rhearo, Rorhea. [more]

pinHow popular is Rhea?

Rhea is a very prominent first name for women (#960 out of 4276, Top 22%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#4188 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Rhea for girls. Rhea reached its peak position of #398 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rhea name in U.S.

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

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Rhea is pronounced similarly to Rae, Raya, Ree, Rei, Rie, Roya, Rue and Rye. Other recommended similar baby names are Rheba, Rheta, Shea and Thea. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rhea.