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Thea - Meaning of Thea

What does Thea mean?

[ 2 syll. (t)hea, th-ea ] The baby girl name Thea is pronounced in English as -THIY-ah or in German as TEH-aa †. Thea is used chiefly in the English, German, and Scandinavian languages. It is derived from Old Greek origins.

Thea is a short form of the name Dorothy (English) in the English, German, and Scandinavian languages.

Thea is also a short form of the name Theodora (English, German, and Greek) in the German language.

Thea is also a short form of the name Theodosia (English and Greek) in the German language.

See also the related categories, scandinavian and german.

Thea is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also considered trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2010s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2018 with 0.065% of baby girls being given the name Thea. It had a ranking of #273 then. Among all girl names in its family, Thea was the most popular in 2018. Thea was twice as popular as the subsequent ranked name, Dorothy, in that year.

Baby names that sound like Thea include Tea, Tace, Tacee, Tacey, Taci, Tacia, Tacie, Tacka, Tacy, Taditta, Taeta, Taetia, Tahai, Taiah, Taija, Taippa, Taisie, Taita, Taja, and Tajae.

† Pronunciation for Thea: TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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