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Thera

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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Thera mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Thera

User Submitted Origins

Greek
82%
Russian
9%
English
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from California, U.S. says the name Thera is of Greek origin and means "Brutish".
  2. A user from Colorado, U.S. says the name Thera is of Greek origin and means "Untaimed".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thera

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thera

Most Venerable Nanda Maha Thera

Most Venerable Nanda Maha Thera is a religious. He holds the title Indriyēsu Guttadvarānan. Most was born in Kapilavastu.

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Nyanaponika Maha Thera

Nyanaponika Maha Thera was a religious. He holds the title Mahathera and Mahathera (Great Elder). Nyanaponika was given the name Siegmund Feniger on July 21st, 1901 in Hanau. He left this life on October 19th, 1994.

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Thotagamuwe Sri Rahula Thera

He holds the title 'Shad Bhasha Parameshwara' and Sangharaja. Thotagamuwe was born in Dematana, Kegalle District.

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Ven S.Mahinda Thera

Ven was given the name Pempa Tendupi Serky Cherin in Gangtok, Sikkim, India. Ven is also known as Sikkim Mahinda and Tibet Jathika S. Mahinda Himi. He died on May 16th, 1951.

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Most Venerable Mahā Katyāyana Maha Thera

Most Venerable Mahā Katyāyana Maha Thera is a religious. He holds the title Sankhittēna bhāsitassa vitthārēna attha vibhajantānan and Sankhittēna bhāsitassa vitthārēna attha vibhajantānan (Of those presenting the detailed meaning of what is spoken in brief). Most was born in Udeni city, Avanti.

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Migettuwatte Gunananda Thera

He holds the title Waadibhasinha and Waadibhasinha (Lion in oratory). Migettuwatte was born on February 9th, 1823 in Mohottiwatta , Balapitiya, British Ceylon. He died on September 21st, 1890.

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Fun Facts about the name Thera

  • How Popular is the name Thera? Thera is the 11,847th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thera have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 876 babies born with the first name Thera in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thera to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thera? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1899 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Thera first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thera is Saturday, September 7th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Thera born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thera was in 1982 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Thera Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thera is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Thera: The name spelled backwards is Areht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ehrta. How do you pronounce that?
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