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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Anthea

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Flowery
  • #12437 All Time
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Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1932 5 5 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 6 6 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 6 6 0
1958 9 9 0
1959 13 13 0
1960 14 14 0
1961 11 11 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 9 9 0
1964 10 10 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 14 14 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 12 12 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 16 16 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 18 18 0
1978 17 17 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 16 16 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 18 18 0
1983 17 17 0
1984 12 12 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 17 17 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 20 20 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 11 11 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 11 11 0
2004 18 18 0
2005 12 12 0
2006 11 11 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 8 8 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 8 8 0
2012 5 5 0
2013 9 9 0
2014 9 9 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Anthea? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 710 babies born with the name Anthea in the United States. That's more than enough Antheas to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1932 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Anthea" was in 1990 with a total of 20 babies.

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Anthea" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of only 20 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Anthea popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Anthea" mean? The list below shows the origins of Anthea as well as things modernly associated with the name Anthea such as celebrities named Anthea.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Anthea

The name "Anthea" is of Greek origin, and it means "Flowery". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Anthea Turner

Anthea Turner is a journalist, televisionpresenter and media personality. Anthea was born in 1960 as Anthea Millicent Turner in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

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

Past life for Anthea born May 28, 1968

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 Austria approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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