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Gender: F Meaning of Thea: "goddess, godly" Origin of Thea: Greek

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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 is widely heard in Scandinavia: it was the top name in Norway in 2006 and 2007. Although it has never cracked the Top 1000 on the U.S. Social Security list, Thea is beginning to be heard around playgrounds and preschools--but still has a way to go before it catches up with its popular twin, Theo.

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Pop Culture References for the Name Thea

Thea Galehouse, main character of Hooked by Catherine Greenman
Thea Queen, sister of Oliver Queen "Arrow"
Thea Harman -- Witch from L.J. Smith's Night World series
Thea Grant, character on show "Heartland"
Thea was a main character in First Light, a novel by Rebecca Stead

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