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Gender: F Meaning of Rhea: "a flowing stream" Origin of Rhea: Greek mythology name Rhea's Popularity in 2015: #989

Old-style creative name of the Greek mythological earth mother of all the gods. A lot better than the Roman equivalent: Ops. Rhea reentered the US Top 1000 in 2015. Its only previous appearance on the list since 1968 was 2004.

Rhea Perlman is an American actress known for her role as Carla Tortelli on Cheers and as the wife of Danny DeVito.

Famous People Named Rhea

Rhea Jo Perlman, American actress
Rhea Durham, American model
Caroline Rhea, Canadian comedienne & actress
Rhea Santos, Filipino broadcast journalist, host and newscaster
Rhea Seehorn, American actress
Rhea Haines, American silent film actress

Pop Culture References for the name Rhea

Rhea, mythological daughter of Gaia and Uranus; sister and wife to Cronos
Rhea Silvia, mythical mother of Romulus and Remus, who founded Rome
Root of the word "rei" in popular quote "ta panta rei" (pronounced as "ta PAN-da ree"), which means "everything flows" (thus, nothing lasts)
Root of the word "diarrhea," meaning "to flow through"
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Ria, Rhia, Rea