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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #1806 most popular

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 acquaintance, the many friends you know.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

T is for treat, that you always are.

H is for hug, give one today!

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Aehtla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ethaal". 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.

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


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 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Althea" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1949. Across the entire United States a total of only 235 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 south? 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.


Tia Carrere

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


Past life for Althea born Oct 31, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-West approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.