Dea Name Meaning & Origin

Dea

Pronunciation: DAY-ə, DEE-ə (key)

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Comments and insights on the name Dea

it's pronunced (de-ah) not (di-ah).

Actually, it is a Latin word, and it is pronounced Day-uh. It is a title used to indicate one is a goddess, as in Dea Dia (which would be pronounced Day-uh Dee-uh.)

Personal experiences with the name Dea

the girls i have met were all kind gentle with a beautiful smile and very intelligent

It's my name, and it's kind of a pain. Most people have no idea how to pronounce it because few take Latin anymore. Get used to correcting authority figures.

Nicknames for Dea

Other than the inevitable junior high, Dea-rrhea (Day-uh-REE-uh), there are no real nicknames. A few people have called me Day-day. Lots of people have sung the Banana Boat song at me. An isolated Night-a passed quickly.

Meanings and history of the name Dea

in latin and in italy this name means goddess.it's the female form of dio(god)

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