Anthea

First Name
721
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Anthea

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

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From Ancient Greek ἄνθη (ánthē, “blossom”)

  1. A female given name
  2. (Greek mythology) The epithet of the Greek goddess Hera

Notable Persons With the Name Anthea

Anthea Turner is a journalist, television presenter, media personality, presenter, infotainment, and television presenterandmedia personality. Anthea was given the name Anthea Millicent Turner on May 25th, 1960 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.

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Kym Karath is a famed person. She was most prominent from 1963 to 1963. Kym was given the name Anthea Kym Karath on August 4th, 1958 in Los Angeles.

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Anthea Redfern is an important person. Anthea was given the name Anthea Bernice Redfern on April 15th, 1948 in Newton Abbot.

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Anthea Askey was an actor and actress. Anthea was given the name Anthea Shirley Askey by her parent Arthur Askey on March 2nd, 1933 in Golders Green, London, England. She left this life on February 28th, 1999.

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Anthea McIntyre is a member of the european parliament. She was most active from 2011 to present. Anthea was born on June 29th, 1954 in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England.

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Anthea Sylbert is a costume designer. She was most prominent from 1967 to 1999. Anthea was born on October 6th, 1939.

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How popular is the baby 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
2015 11 11 0

Fun Facts about the name Anthea

  • How Popular is the name Anthea? Anthea is the 12,542nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anthea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 721 babies born with the first name Anthea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anthea to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anthea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1932 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Anthea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anthea is Sunday, March 15th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Anthea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anthea was in 1990 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Anthea Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first 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 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Anthea: Your name in reverse order is Aehtna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aahten. How do you pronounce that?

What Anthea's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Anthea mean?

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Nis for natural, the genuine side of you.

Tis for tasteful, the way you communicate.

His for handy, the helpful you.

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.