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Meaning and name origin

Thea \the()-thea\ as a girl's name is pronounced THEE-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Thea is "goddess". Short form of names like Althea, Mathea and Dorothea (Greek) "gift of God". Mythology: the Greek goddess of light; mother of the sun, moon, and dawn. Actress Téa Leoni.

Thea has 3 variant forms: Tea, Theia and Thia.

For more information, see also related girl names Dorothy and Timothea.


Thea is a very popular first name for females (#1371 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Thea for girls (2015 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Thea and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Althea, Dorothea, Dorothy, Tea and Thea. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Althea, Dorothea, Dorothy, Tea, Thea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dorothy, Tea, Thea outside U.S.

Similar Names

Thea is also pronounced similarly to Theo. Other suggested similar baby names are Rhea, Shea, Taya, Te-, Theda, Theta, Thu, Tia, Toia, Toya and Trea. These names tend to be less commonly used than Thea.


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