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Ranked #1806


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 6 (Ranked #4357).

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 abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

L is for lucky, who is more?

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

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

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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 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Althea" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of only 196 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 Sep 24, 1942

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 Southern India 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.

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