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Gender: Female Pronunciation: an-THEE-ah Meaning of Anthea: "flowery" Origin of Anthea: Greek

Anthea Origin and Meaning

The name Anthea is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "flowery".

This unjustly neglected floral name has a BBC accent and a Greek mythological heritage: Anthea is an epithet of Hera, the Greek queen of the gods, and her name has been used as poetic symbol of spring.

Anthea Disney is a high-powered business executive and distant relative of Walt.

So if you want to go even beyond Azalea and Anemone, you might consider Anthea.

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Comments

mamanmia Says:

2018-01-26T00:35:30

Anthea and Jane are the two sisters in Five Children and It by E.B. Nesbitt

Hailey Says:

2016-01-13T15:15:04

I love Althea, but this variation is just too different for me. It reminds me of "anthem."

Impwood Says:

2015-11-25T16:50:02

I love this name!

HeyItsAvery12 Says:

2015-05-15T15:59:02

I still prefer Althea over Anthea.

fablueous Says:

2015-05-02T11:41:53

BBC's Sherlock is why I searched for this name. I absolutely loved it as soon as Mycroft's assistant said it in ASIP. Anthea Jane is beautiful.

Saffron_Rice Says:

2015-03-02T04:36:33

In England it isn't pronounced with a long stressed second syllable - all the syllables are the same length, but there's a slight stress on the first. AN-the-uh
I love that name, pronounced like that, and would love to use it in a combo such as Anthea Jane or Anthea Felicity

ahoymccoy Says:

2014-06-18T00:48:40

I've loved this name ever since I fell in love with Anthea Stonem on Skins UK. J'adore! Sounds like a feminine version of Anthony, but with a bit of a smirk.