Posts tagged Althea

Name for 12th March


Althea is a girls name, its origins is Greek.

Its stem is althein which means healthy

Variants: Elthia, Elthea, Altheya, Althelia, Althiaa, Eltheya, Eltha, Althaia, Althia, Altha, Altheda.

Nicknames: Thea, Al, Aly.

Althea is a botanical genus, its plants include hollyhock and marsh mallow

In Greek myth she was the mother of Meleager

Comments about Althea:

It has a pretty sound. Ali could be a possible nickname.

— Bethany 12/17/2006

I’ve heard people with this name just called Thea for short.

— lowcal historyan 11/15/2007

A very pretty name, in my opinion. Old-fashioned and elegant, too. The nickname ‘Thea’ is nice as well.

— Anonymous User  3/14/2008


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Name for today-Flora

English, German, Italian, Roman Mythology.

Derived from Latin flos meaning “flower”. Flora was the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, the wife of Zephyr the west wind. It has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, starting in France.(

The Baby Name Wizard- Laura Wattengerg suggests siblings of

Adela, Olive, Rhea, Althea, Violet , Rudolph, Jules, Leo, Foster & Albin (The boys are weird but I like Adela, Olive, Rhea & Violet)

Baby Name Wizard Online site

  • #36 in Hungary
  • #257 in Scotland
  • #470 in Canada (Quebec)

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