Meaning and name origin
Tea \tea\ as a girl's name is pronounced TAY-ah. It is of Italian origin. Short form of Teresa, made familiar by actress Téa Leoni. Also possibly variant of Thea (Greek) "goddess" or short form of Dorotea (Greek) "gift of God". See also Tia.
For more information, see also the related girl name Dorothy.
Tea is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15973 out of 88799, Top 18%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tea for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tea and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Teresa (#719), Dorothy (#731), Thea (#776), Tia and Tea. (2014 statistics).
Tea is also pronounced similarly to Ta-, Taya, Te-, Thu, To, Toia and Toya. Other suggested similar baby names are Bea, Dea, Lea, Mea, Nea, Rea, Teal, Tena, Tera, Tesa, Teza, Theia, Theo, Thia, Trea and Zea. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tea.