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16k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Althea

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Marsh Flower
  • #1806 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Althea" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880990
1881880
188211110
188313130
188413130
188514140
188619190
188718180
188821210
188930300
189019190
189139390
189229290
189323230
189442420
189532320
189636360
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189833330
189941410
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190349490
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190653530
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191091910
191177770
19121311310
19131411410
19141991990
19152662660
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19183183180
19192612610
19203363360
19213113110
19222742740
19232542540
19242802755
19252582580
19262262260
19272632630
19281961960
19291981980
19301751750
19311601600
19321641640
19331621620
19341661660
19351411410
19361241240
19371481480
19381191190
19391131130
19401011010
19411181180
19421161160
19431151150
19441111110
19451101100
19461251250
19471181180
19481261260
19492352350
19503093090
19513343340
19523273270
19532542540
19543083080
19552492490
19563873870
19573513510
19582782780
19592172170
19602182180
19611861860
19621591590
19631351350
19641491490
19652132130
19661631630
19672122120
19682022020
19691551550
19701501500
19711391390
19721421420
197395950
19741061060
197576760
197683830
197777770
197864640
197970700
198069690
198188880
198250500
198349490
198470700
198544440
198650500
198747470
198855550
198970700
199055550
199150500
199240400
199351510
199439390
199540400
199647470
199751510
199858580
199961610
200068680
200153530
200255550
200369690
200466660
200568680
200657570
200757570
200859590
200974740
201081810
201172720
201273730
20131011010
201490900

Want to know about the populiarty of Althea? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,267 babies born with the name Althea in the United States. That's more than enough Altheas to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Althea" was in 1956 with a total of 387 babies.

According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Althea" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 18 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of 266 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Althea" mean?

Althea (Greek): Marsh Flower

The name "Althea" is of Greek origin and it means "Marsh Flower". It's a name commonly given to girls.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for life, that you live so well.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Aehtla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lethaa". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Althea popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Althea in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Althea

Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson is a tennis biography. Althea was born in 1927 in Clarendon County, South Carolina.

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Tia Carrere

Tia Carrere is an actress, model, singer, and voice actor with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1985 to present. Tia was born in 1967 as Althea Rae Janairo in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

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Past life for Althea born May 20, 1994

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

Name poster for Althea

Name poster for Althea(click to save the high quality version)

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