Thea: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Thea

Thea

Pronunciation: THEE-ə, THAY-ə, TAY-ə (key)

Origin of the name Thea:

Short form of Theodora (God's gift), Thea is also bestowed as an independent given name.

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This site provides only one pronunciation of Thea, THEE-ah. But the name is also pronounced THAY-ah and TAY-ah.

Personal experiences with the name Thea: | Edit

Theadora, Teddi

My sister's name...rare in the US.But pretty and short. There do tend to be pronunciation troubles that arise though, but other than that the name works well.

my name is Thea pronounced: TAY-UH. my mother is filipino sp she has a way with spelling. I like my name but no one can prn it correctly. much rather have it splet Taya. Thea looks pretty though i thnk.

Nicknames for Thea: | Edit

Thee or TheeThee

Meanings and history of the name Thea: | Edit

Greek: "godess" or it can be a shortened form of Theodora which changes the meaning to "gift of God"

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Thea Queen, sister of Oliver Queen (Green Arrow DC Comic hero) in the television show "Arrow"
Thea Harman, a witch from the Night World series books by L.J. Smith.
Thea Elvsted from the play "Hedda Gabler"
Thea Stilton in the children's series Geranimo Stilton and Thea Stilton

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