What does Thalia mean?
Thalia /tha-lia/ as a girls' name is pronounced THAYL-yah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Thalia is "flourishing". Mythology: Thalia was the Muse of Comedy and one of the Three Graces (along with Aglaia and Euphrosyne), goddesses who were the embodiment of beauty and charm, and daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne.
(female) Thelia, Thellia, ..
(male) Thaley, Thatil, ..
How popular is Thalia?
Thalia is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2325 out of 4276, Top 54%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Thalia for girls. Thalia was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #363 in the U.S. in 1993, and is at #741 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Charis (#1926 from current records), Grace (#21) and Talia (#330) are the popular alternative forms of Thalia (#741 from current records) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Thalia were at the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (adoption of 1.5%) and are now significantly less widespread (adoption 0.7%, ▼54%). Grace has historically been popular among parents, though Talia has grown trendy as well over time.
Suggested similar names are Amalia▲, Athalia, Azalia, Chalia, Chalina, Chania, Dalia, Emalia, Galia, Ghaliya, Halia, Kalia, Lealia, Malia, Mehalia, Mihalia, Oralia, Ovalia, Phelia, Philia, Shadia, Shalia, Shalina, Shalita, Shaliza, Shania▼, Shelia▼, Tacia, Tahlia, Tajia, Tal, Talea, Taleah, Taliah, Talija, Talina, Talisa, Talita, Tallia, Tallya, Talma, Talya, Tania▼, Tasia, Tatia, Tayla, Tazia, Teal, Teall, Tealle, Teela, Tehila, Thada, Thadda, Thais, Thaisa, Theia, Thelma▼, Thia, Thilda, Tilli, Tillie▼, Tola, Toolia, Toulia, Toulya, Tula, Tulia, Tulla, Tulya, Twila▼, Twyla, Twylla, Tyla and Zalia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Thalia.