Greek mythology names are all the rage these days, and Theia is a great example of that. While it hasn't yet been a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States, don't be surprised if it makes the list over the next few years. An alternative spelling of Thea, Theia was a Titan and the daughter of Gaia and Uranus. Unlike some other mythology n names, Theia doesn't sound too far out and has a nice feminine flow. Pair it with practically any current or traditional middle name.
Meaning of the name Theia:
Origin of the name Theia:
Theia, sometimes spelled Thea, was a Greek goddess and one of the 12 Titans. Theia means “goddess,” though her full name, Theia Euryphaessa, may have meant “goddess of brightness and light.”
Symbolism of the name Theia:
As goddess and Titan, Theia can offer new parents much in the way of symbolism. She was the goddess of sight and was thought to be the one who gave gold, silver, and gemstones their brilliance. New parents may see their own daughter as precious metal or gem or even their own little goddess and choose the name as a symbol of that.
Style of the name Theia:
Greek mythology, traditional
Gender of the name Theia:
Theia is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Theia:
Number of syllables in the name Theia:
Emotion evoked from the name Theia:
The baby name Theia evokes images of someone who is strong-willed and independent.
Alternative spellings for the name Theia:
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Popularity of the name Theia:
According to the Social Security Administration, Theia has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.
Related names for the name Theia:
Great middle names for Theia and their meanings:
- Harper (harp player)
- Jane (God is gracious)
- Isabelle (pledged to God)
- Emily (rival)
- Dream (dream)
- Katherine (pure)
- Rose (flower)
- Margaret (pearl)
- James (supplanter)
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