Thea name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Thea

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Trinidad and Tobago says the name Thea means "Gift of God. Gift from god. Goddess".
  2. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Thea means "Light; sight; Goddess of Light" and is of Greek origin.
  3. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Thea is of Greek origin and means "Goddess of Light".
  4. 9 people from all over the world agree the name Thea is of Greek origin and means "Goddess".
  5. A submission from Norway says the name Thea means "'God', short version of Dorthea which is 'Gods gift'" and is of Greek origin.
  6. A submission from Philippines says the name Thea means "Gift of god" and is of Filipino (Philippines) origin.
  7. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Thea means "Gift from God".
  8. A user from Albania says the name Thea is of Greek origin and means "Godess of light".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun The"a
A genus of plants found in China and Japan; the tea plant.

Note: ☞ It is now commonly referred to the genus Camellia.

Etymology: NL. See Tea

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  1. (Greek mythology) the Titaness who was mother of Helios and Selene and Eos in ancient mythology

Shortened from Dorothea and Theodora.

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek (rather rare in English).

Thea was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Cebuano, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Thea

Notable Persons Named Thea

Thea Trinidad

Thea was born on December 27th, 1990 in Queens. Thea is also known as Rosita; Fly, Divina; Fly, and Snookie.

Thea von Harbou

Thea von Harbou was a filmmaker/actress/author and actor. She was most active from 1905 to 1954. Thea was given the name Thea Gabriele von Harbou on December 27th, 1888 in Döhlau. She breathed her last breath on July 1st, 1954.

Thea Gill

Thea Gill is an actress. She was most prominent from 1992 to present. Thea was given the name Thea Louise Gill on April 5th, 1970 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Thea Vidale

Thea Vidale is an actress and comedian. She was most prominent from 1988 to present. Thea was born on November 20th, 1956 in Washington, D.C.

Thea Tolentino

Thea Tolentino is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 2012. Thea was given the name Thea Louise Señerez-Tolentino on August 13th, 1996 in Calamba, Laguna. Thea is also known as Thea and Louise.

Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore is a rock music and folk music musician and singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. She was most active from 1996 to present. Thea was given the name Thea Eve Gilmore on November 25th, 1979 in Oxford.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thea

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thea

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thea U.S.
  White 30.39% 64.26%
  African American 7.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 57.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thea

People with the last name Thea are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Thea

  • What name lists does Thea rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Thea? Thea is the 2,109th most popular name of all time. As a last name Thea was the 158,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,196 babies born with the first name Thea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thea to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Thea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thea is Wednesday, February 1st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Thea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thea was in 2018 with a total of 1,206 babies. That's a lot of babies named Thea!
  • Random Thea Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thea ranks 114th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Thea: The name spelled backwards is Aeht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tahe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 102 people with the last name Thea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thea? Thea is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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