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Gender: F Meaning of Alethea: "truth" Origin of Alethea: Greek

Alicia, with a lisp. Actually, a name that came into fashion in England in the 16th century, in tandem with the virtue names.

Famous People Named Alethea

Alethea Howard, Countess of Arundel
Alethea Catharine Hayter, English journalist and author
Alethea Kontis, American children's author
Alethea Blow Charlton, English actress
Alethea Ada McGrath, Australian actress

Pop Culture References for the name Alethea

Alethea Hunt, character in David Ireland's absurdist novel "A Woman of the Future" (1979)
Sophia Alethea Hobson, Col. Thomas Newcome's second wife in "The Newcomes" (1853-5) by William Makepeace Thackeray