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Gender: Female Meaning of Theia: "goddess, godly" Origin of Theia: Greek

Theia Origin and Meaning

The name Theia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "goddess, godly".

Theia is 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. The name is more familiar in its Anglicized version, Thea.

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christineolteanu Says:

2017-10-21T15:45:35

I think it's especially pretty. I like the Greek mythology associations (Theia is the Goddess of sight), though I'd prefer it as a nickname for Amaltheia who was also from Greek mythology (the foster mother of Zeus).

perdireinz Says:

2017-02-08T22:01:39

I was told it was pronounced tee-uh, tay-uh, thee-uh, or thay-uh

lydiaseno Says:

2015-04-22T04:12:08

It's pronounced THEE-uh

nessette Says:

2014-12-27T06:41:00

Pretty sure it's pronounced Thay-ah. That's how I say it, anyway.

MeganAshley713 Says:

2014-08-27T12:22:15

How exactly do you pronounce this?