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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2013

    How would you classify Theia?

    How would you even classify that name? I'm really not sure? And do you like it? I like it pronounced "thay-ah" so I prefer Theia to Thea. Not my typical style AT ALL. I like all frills. My dad's name is Theodore so it may be a good middle, or even first if it can stand alone? Just trying to decide if it can make the list

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    According to Behind the Name Theia is a variation of Thea, which originates from Greek mythology. Therefore, I'd classify Theia as a mythological name. I think it's nice but it will be seen as a kry8tiv spelling.
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  3. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Los Angeles
    Do you like lacier versions like Theodora or Theodosia?

    I like the traditional spelling of Thea. I don't think Theia would be pronounced correctly any more often, and the spelling would be a headache.

    I would class it as an exotic classic, feminine but no-frills.
    Blade, MD

    XY: Antoine Raphael
    XX: Cassia Viviane Noor

    Aurea * Emmanuelle * Endellion * Fleur * Jacinda * Lysandra * Melisande * Myrrine * Rosamond * Seraphine * Sylvana * Thea * Verity / Blaise * Cyprian * Evander * Jules * Laurence * Lionel * Malcolm * Marius * Quentin * Rainier

    كنوز الصحراء الشرقية Hayat _ Qamar _ Sahar _ Maysan _ Farah / Altair _ Fahd _ Faraj _ Khalil _ Tariq

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    My first thought for a longer name was Theocleia/Theokleia, but I like Theia on its own, and would also prn. it thay-uh
    Yes, mythological classification, or exotic, or Greek (please vote!)

    Due December 13, 2014 (12/13/14) It's a boy!
    Zorina, Faustine, Castalia, Vasilisa, Indrina, Calluna, Anaxandra, Hildana, Selenia, Lisandra, Satyana
    ... Alaric, Silvan, Alistair, Stellan, Rainer, Evander or Evren, Caspian, Soren, Theron, Sander, Sven

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    I'm saving up Theodore for if our last child (if we go for #4 is a boy) but if we don't I thought maybe cute as a middle. I feel like I like it for someone else's kid, and if I saw it I would say wow great choice but I guess not for me :/ I do like it though.

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