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Anthea Name Meaning & More

 

Gender: Girl
Meaning: Flowery
Origin: Latin
Current Popularity: Not in the top 1,000 names

More about the name Anthea:

Anthea is a girl’s name of Latin origin, meaning: “flowery.” Latinized spelling of Greek Antheia from the feminine adjective antheios ‘flowery’.

Antheia was one of the Charites of Greek mythology and was the goddess of flowers and flowery wreaths. She was known to the Romans as Anthea. Anthea’s are large long-flowering pale yellow flowers that fade in late summer to a creamy yellow. The flowers are known to attract butterflies.

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