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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 Austin, international pole fitness instructor
Alethea Howard, Lady Arundel (1585-1654), English countess
Alethea Hayter (1911-2006), English writer
Alethea Kontis, author of Enchanted, Hero, and Dearest

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