Popularity:2763
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Healer; Wholesome
Althea is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning “healer” and “wholesome.” Althea comes from the Greek name Althaea, possibly from althos which means “healing.” This otherworldly name belonged to the mother of the hero Meleager in Greek mythology and has an ethereal beauty to its sound. A popular form of this title is Thea, which makes for a lovely nickname. Althea bears the healer archetype and may encourage baby to be a nurturing presence on themselves and those around them. This mellifluous name is ideal for baby Althea, who will undoubtedly express their caring nature wherever they go.

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