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Gender: Female Meaning of Alethea: "truth" Origin of Alethea: Greek

The name Alethea is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "truth". Alethea and is often added to lists like Goddess Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Alethea, the name of the Greek goddess of truth, came into fashion in England in the 16th century, in tandem with the virtue names. Alethea may find new favor now as one of the Goddess-Baby-Names">goddess names stylish for baby girls.

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Famous People Named Alethea

Alethea Howard, Countess of Arundel
Alethea Catharine Hayter, English journalist and author
Alethea Kontis, American children's author
Alethea Blow Charlton, English actress
Alethea Ada McGrath, Australian actress
Margaret Alethea Gyles, birth name of Althea Gyles, Irish poet

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