What does Thea mean?
Thea /thea/ as a girls' name is pronounced THEE-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Thea is "goddess".
Thea▲ has 1 more different relation via Althea, Dorothea, Mathea: Elthea.Kreatif forms:
(female) Theaitha, Thitha, ..
(male) Theaty, Ther, ..
How popular is Thea?
Thea is a very popular first name for females (#1371 out of 4276, Top 32%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Thea for girls. Thea was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #738 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #776. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Althea, Dorothea, Dorothy (#731 last year) and Tea are the prominent alternative forms of Thea (#776 last year). Usage of these relations of Thea was more pronounced 94 years ago (adoption of 5.19%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.03%, 99% less). Dorothy is the continual favorite, although Thea appears to be gaining popularity too, while forms such as Dorothy have lost favor.
Thea▲ is pronounced similarly to Theo. Other recommended names are Alea, Bea, Beea, Brea, Clea, Dea, Drea, Gaea, Klea, Lea▲, Mea, Nea, Rea, Rhea, Shea, Tada, Tahna, Taja, Talea, Tama, Tana, Tanea, Tara▼, Tasa, Tava, Taya▼, Te-, Teal, Teela, Teena, Teeta, Tena▼, Tera▼, Terea, Tesa, Teza, Thada, Thana, Thecla, Theda▼, Theida, Thekla, Thelma▼, Therma, Thersa, Theta, Thida, Thora, Thu, Thyra, Tia▼, Tiera, Tina▼, Tisa, Tita, Toia, Tola, Toma, Tona, Tora, Tova, Toya, Trea, Treia, Trena, Tresa, Treva, Treya, Treza, Tula, Tyla, Tyra▼, Tyta and Zea. These names tend to be less commonly used than Thea.