Alethea

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alethea

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Alt. Meaning

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Notable Persons Named Alethea

Alethea Charlton was an actor and actress. Her career lasted from 1961 to 1976. Alethea was given the name Alethea Blow Charlton on August 9th, 1931 in Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England. She breathed her last breath on May 6th, 1976.

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Alethea Kontis is a horror fiction, science fiction, and fantasy writer. Alethea was born Alethea Kontis on January 11th, 1976 in South Burlington, Vermont, US.

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Alethea was born on November 7th, 1911. She breathed her last breath on January 10th, 2006.

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Alethea was born on January 24th, 1994 in Carlton, Victoria.

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How popular is the baby name Alethea in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1892 5 5 0
1893 5 5 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 5 5 0
1899 5 5 0
1902 6 6 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 6 6 0
1907 6 6 0
1908 6 6 0
1909 7 7 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 7 7 0
1912 10 10 0
1913 16 16 0
1914 13 13 0
1915 22 22 0
1916 23 23 0
1917 21 21 0
1918 15 15 0
1919 18 18 0
1920 33 33 0
1921 23 23 0
1922 33 33 0
1923 17 17 0
1924 26 26 0
1925 17 17 0
1926 25 25 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 21 21 0
1929 8 8 0
1930 10 10 0
1931 8 8 0
1932 7 7 0
1933 19 19 0
1934 6 6 0
1935 10 10 0
1936 11 11 0
1937 14 14 0
1938 13 13 0
1939 10 10 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 11 11 0
1942 20 20 0
1943 14 14 0
1944 21 21 0
1945 12 12 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 26 26 0
1949 26 26 0
1950 34 34 0
1951 39 39 0
1952 43 43 0
1953 37 37 0
1954 47 47 0
1955 58 58 0
1956 56 56 0
1957 46 46 0
1958 45 45 0
1959 59 59 0
1960 84 84 0
1961 71 71 0
1962 74 74 0
1963 67 67 0
1964 51 51 0
1965 65 65 0
1966 42 42 0
1967 52 52 0
1968 99 99 0
1969 75 75 0
1970 87 87 0
1971 104 104 0
1972 66 66 0
1973 322 322 0
1974 201 201 0
1975 101 101 0
1976 99 99 0
1977 79 79 0
1978 88 88 0
1979 68 68 0
1980 76 76 0
1981 72 72 0
1982 77 77 0
1983 54 54 0
1984 42 42 0
1985 42 42 0
1986 31 31 0
1987 54 54 0
1988 36 36 0
1989 48 48 0
1990 41 41 0
1991 34 34 0
1992 34 34 0
1993 26 26 0
1994 36 36 0
1995 25 25 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 22 22 0
1999 23 23 0
2000 31 31 0
2001 34 34 0
2002 26 26 0
2003 38 38 0
2004 34 34 0
2005 27 27 0
2006 25 25 0
2007 33 33 0
2008 28 28 0
2009 26 26 0
2010 25 25 0
2011 33 33 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 40 40 0
2014 36 36 0
2015 39 39 0
2016 28 28 0
2017 50 50 0

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Popularity of Alethea as a first name

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Common last names for Alethea

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Fun Facts about the name Alethea

  • How Popular is the name Alethea? Alethea is the 4,044th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alethea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,468 babies born with the first name Alethea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alethea to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alethea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alethea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alethea is Sunday, July 19th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Alethea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alethea was in 1973 with a total of 322 babies.
  • Random Alethea Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alethea is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Alethea: Your name in reverse order is Aehtela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eaethal. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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