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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 of the name Rhea:

Greek: Flowing

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.

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.

baby name Rhea

Style of the name Rhea:

Traditional

Gender of the name Rhea:

Rhea is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Rhea:

REE-uh

Number of syllables in the name Rhea:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Rhea:

Alternative spellings for the name Rhea:

  • Rea

Nicknames for the name Rhea:

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 2020, it ranked at number 628.

Related names for the name Rhea:

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)

Rheas in popular culture:

  • 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”)