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If you're looking for a beautiful name for your little goddess, consider Rhea. It wasn't very popular in the United States after 1968, but it's been making a comeback in recent years and is currently more beloved than ever. We expect that trend to continue. The name, which comes from a beloved Greek Titaness, is packed with symbolism and pairs well with both classic and unique middle names.

Meaning and Origin of the Name Rhea:

Rhea is a name from Greek mythology. Rhea was a Titaness who was sometimes known as the mother of the Gods. The name means “flowing” in Greek.

Symbolism of the Name Rhea:

In Greek mythology, Rhea was known as the goddess of motherhood and fertility, so new parents may see the name as a maternal symbol.

Nicknames for the name Rhea:

Rhea is a tough one to find a good nickname for! Sometimes, the best nicknames come with time, as you get to know your child. If you need ideas, we have a brief list of good nicknames here:

  • Ree
  • Rae 
  • Ea
  • Ree-Ree
baby name Rhea


Style of the Name Rhea:


Gender of the Name Rhea:

Rhea is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the Name Rhea:


Number of Syllables in the Name Rhea:


Emotion Evoked From the Name Rhea:

Regal, proud, nurturing.

Alternative Spellings for the Name Rhea:

  • Rea

Popularity of the Name Rhea:

According to the Social Security Administration, Rhea was a top 1,000 baby name for girls from 1900 to 1968. It fell off the chart for a few decades and made a comeback in 2004. As of 2022, it ranked at number 597.

Great Middle Names for Rhea and Their Meanings:

Famous People with the Name Rhea:

  • Rhea Bailey (actress)
  • Rhea Carmi (artist)
  • Rhea Chakraborty (actress)
  • Rhea Durham (model)
  • Rhea Haines (actress)
  • Rhea Jones (character in the DC Comics universe)
  • Rhea (character from the TV show “Supergirl”)
  • Rhea of the Cöos (character from the “Dark Towers” book series)
  • Rhea (character from the game “Fire Emblem: Three Houses”)
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