Rhea

Rhea - A very unique female name



  Mar 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rhea, meaning a flowing stream, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #546. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rhea and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rhea? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rhea. The baby girl name Rhea was given to 157 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1176 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,002 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rhea peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 466.



Famous with this name

Rhea Seehorn
Caroline Rhea
Rhea Scott


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Rhea is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rhea is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #446 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,386.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rhea is where you live.


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Rhea origin and meaning

Rhea is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means a flowing stream. To see famous people named Rhea, pop culture references for the name Rhea and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rhea

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rhea, sorted by popularity.

Rae / Riya / Rory / Ray / Ria / Raya / Roy / Rio / Rori / Roya /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121176
20111233
20101220
20091095
20081253
20071108
20061195
20051295
2004890
20031097
20021002
20011171
20001156
19991296
19981407
19971276
19962139
19951514
19941760
19931414
19921359
19911593
19901387
19891388
19881505
19871299
19861237
19851233
19841071
19831064
19821391
19811057
19801301
19791455
19781170
19771216
19761211
19751100
19741296
19731440
19721560
19711291
19701237
19691251
19681055
19671231
19661046
19651127
19641201
1963984
19621034
19611094
19601051
19591035
1958847
1957874
1956924
1955938
1954959
1953866
1952867
1951837
1950876
1949804
1948768
1947772
1946762
1945940
1944761
1943714
1942701
1941761
1940732
1939720
1938779
1937686
1936644
1935658
1934639
1933630
1932588
1931598
1930613
1929610
1928580
1927655
1926554
1925575
1924632
1923657
1922541
1921538
1920551
1919520
1918596
1917516
1916507
1915477
1914497
1913493
1912492
1911466
1910546

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut446
Massachusetts548
Washington576
New York727
New Jersey794
California993
Georgia1127
Illinois1152
Michigan1170
Texas1190
Tennessee1211
Ohio1367
Florida1386

Even more about Rhea


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rhea a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rhea?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rhea
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 9,002
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +157

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