Thea is the Anglicized spelling of Theia, the Titan of sight and the shining light of the clear blue sky. She is the consort of Hyperion, and mother of Helios, Selene, and Eos. Whether pronounced THEE-a or THAY-a or TAY-a, Thea presents an appealing artistic image, sensitive and serene. Thea has also been used as a short form of the names Dorothea, Althea, Anthea, and Theodora.
Thea has been one of the fastest-rising names in the US in recent years, jumping 300 points to enter the Top 500 in 2015. It's also popular in Scandinavia; it was a top name in Norway in 2006 and 2007.