Thea

Thea - A very unique female name



  Jan 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Thea, meaning goddess, godly, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1761. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Thea and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Thea? 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 Thea. The baby girl name Thea was given to 116 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1363 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 12,183 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Thea peaked in popularity 62 years ago in 1955 on position 911.



Famous with this name

Thea Gottschalk
Thea Aimaretti
Thea Elster


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Thea is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Thea is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #423 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,273.

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 Thea is where you live.


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Thea origin and meaning

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

Similar to Thea

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

Tia / Theda / Taya / Toya / Tea / Tehya / Theo / Thuy / Thao / Tai /

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
20121363
20111630
20101627
20091571
20081678
20071702
20061730
20051679
20041355
20031436
20021675
20011637
20002051
19992461
19982717
19972497
19962318
19952128
19942700
19931507
19921745
19911394
19901291
19891675
19881432
19871792
19861737
19852054
19841967
19831766
19821239
19811195
19801139
19791257
19781201
19771375
19761406
19751162
19741274
19731285
19721307
19711155
19701144
19691161
19681120
19671144
19661048
1965969
19641114
19631099
19621043
19611088
19601141
19591123
19581101
1957974
19561213
1955911
19541254
19531024
1952939
19511098
1950980
19491734
19481213
19471272
19461378
19451862
19441396
19431448
19421290
19411003
19401437
19391332
19371419
19361231
19301651
19291676
19281588
19271362
19201761

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts423
Minnesota574
Wisconsin603
New York916
Washington921
Illinois969
Indiana1182
Arizona1253
Pennsylvania1377
California1489
Florida1696
Texas2273

Even more about Thea


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 Thea 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 Thea?

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
1955
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Thea
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 12,183
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1920
2012 births +116

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