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Rhea Meaning


What does Rhea mean?

The name Rhea is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Rhea is "flowing, river, stream".

It is also of Latin origin, where its meaning is "poppy flower".

Rhea is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Rhea.

The Given Name Rhea

Rhea appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This great little girl name has a natural familiarity.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Rhea falls into the name categories flower, Greek myth, water.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rhea Perlman.

Rhea Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 761 in baby name popularity for girls with 357 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 863 in baby name popularity for girls with 316 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Rhea Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Rhea has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Rhea to other names.

Rhea Related Names

Variants of the name Rhea include Rheia.

Famous Rheas

  • Rhea ~ Greek Myth - The titaness of fertility and the mother of Zeus.
  • Rhea Perlman ~ Actress

Rhea Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Rhea.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Rhea Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rhea in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rhea.

Just for fun, see the name Rhea in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rhea in Nautical Flags page.