Thalia

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thalia

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  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Thalia is of Greek origin and means "From the greek word thallein which means to bloom. One of the nine muses in greek mythology".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Thalia means "BLOSSOM" and is of Unknown origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tha*li"a
That one of the nine Muses who presided over comedy.One of the three Graces.One of the Nereids.

Etymology: L., fr. Gr. Qa`leia, originally, blooming, luxuriant, akin to qa`llein to be luxuriant

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  1. (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces
  2. (Greek mythology) the Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry
Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Θαλία (Thalía) or Θάλεια (Tháleia); From Ancient Greek θαλλώ (thallṓ, “flourish, to be verdant”)

  1. (Greek mythology) The Muse of comedy and idyllic poetry.
  2. (Greek mythology) One of the three Graces/Charites.
  3. (astronomy) Short for 23 Thalia, a main belt asteroid.
  4. (rare) A female given name.

Thalia was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Thalia

Thalía is a singing, actor, author, entrepreneurship, radio personality, fashion design, singer, actress, entrepreneur, radio presenter, and fashion designer. She has had major accomplishments since 1979. Thalía was given the name Ariadna Thalía Sodi-Miranda on August 26th, 1971. Thalía is also known as The Queen of Telenovelas, The Queen of Latin Pop, and The Empress of Mexican Beauty.

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Thalia Zedek is an indie rock musician. Her career lasted from 1980 to 1980. Thalia was born in Washington, D.C.

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Thalia Assuras is a journalist and media consultant. She was most prominent from 1981 to 1981. Thalia was born in London, Ontario.

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Thalia Mara was a ballet educator and ballet. Thalia was born in 1911. She died in 2003.

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Thalia Pellegrini is a television presenter. Thalia was born on August 16th, 1978 in London.

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Thalia was born in 1966.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thalia

Thalía is a singing, actor, author, entrepreneurship, radio personality, fashion design, singer, actress, entrepreneur, radio presenter, and fashion designer. She has had major accomplishments since 1979. Thalía was given the name Ariadna Thalía Sodi-Miranda on August 26th, 1971. Thalía is also known as The Queen of Telenovelas, The Queen of Latin Pop, and The Empress of Mexican Beauty.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 5 0
1899 6 6 0
1902 6 6 0
1904 9 9 0
1906 11 11 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 10 10 0
1909 7 7 0
1910 12 12 0
1911 10 10 0
1912 17 17 0
1913 10 10 0
1914 15 15 0
1915 25 25 0
1916 27 27 0
1917 20 20 0
1918 26 26 0
1919 27 27 0
1920 25 25 0
1921 28 28 0
1922 25 25 0
1923 35 35 0
1924 43 43 0
1925 33 33 0
1926 31 31 0
1927 30 30 0
1928 28 28 0
1929 22 22 0
1930 24 24 0
1931 33 33 0
1932 51 51 0
1933 37 37 0
1934 30 30 0
1935 27 27 0
1936 34 34 0
1937 11 11 0
1938 31 31 0
1939 19 19 0
1940 21 21 0
1941 28 28 0
1942 24 24 0
1943 31 31 0
1944 31 31 0
1945 12 12 0
1946 28 28 0
1947 29 29 0
1948 27 27 0
1949 32 32 0
1950 29 29 0
1951 34 34 0
1952 23 23 0
1953 25 25 0
1954 27 27 0
1955 35 35 0
1956 29 29 0
1957 44 44 0
1958 24 24 0
1959 30 30 0
1960 91 91 0
1961 46 46 0
1962 42 42 0
1963 42 42 0
1964 46 46 0
1965 46 46 0
1966 39 39 0
1967 30 30 0
1968 37 37 0
1969 40 40 0
1970 33 33 0
1971 31 31 0
1972 30 30 0
1973 38 38 0
1974 39 39 0
1975 31 31 0
1976 34 34 0
1977 47 47 0
1978 47 47 0
1979 39 39 0
1980 37 37 0
1981 35 35 0
1982 32 32 0
1983 39 39 0
1984 34 34 0
1985 27 27 0
1986 29 29 0
1987 30 30 0
1988 129 129 0
1989 117 117 0
1990 154 154 0
1991 155 155 0
1992 279 279 0
1993 700 700 0
1994 340 340 0
1995 499 499 0
1996 488 488 0
1997 441 441 0
1998 377 377 0
1999 380 380 0
2000 398 398 0
2001 386 386 0
2002 423 423 0
2003 431 431 0
2004 494 494 0
2005 412 412 0
2006 357 357 0
2007 351 351 0
2008 318 318 0
2009 275 275 0
2010 272 272 0
2011 256 256 0
2012 277 277 0
2013 307 307 0
2014 376 376 0
2015 354 354 0
2016 352 352 0
2017 348 348 0

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Popularity of Thalia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Thalia

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  • How Popular is the name Thalia? Thalia is the 2,171st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thalia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,945 babies born with the first name Thalia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thalia to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thalia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thalia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thalia is Saturday, January 26th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Thalia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thalia was in 1993 with a total of 700 babies.
  • Random Thalia Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thalia is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 16 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Thalia: Your name in reverse order is Ailaht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Latiha. 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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