US Popularity:8809
Other Origin(s):Japanese
Meaning:To flow, ground; Poppy flower; Rare, hope
Rea is a girl’s name of Greek and Japanese origin. In Greek, Rea means “to flow” or “ground” and is a variation of the name Rhea, borne by the Titan mother of gods and wife of Kronos. Rhea represents the eternal flow of time and generations and embodies the importance of family and motherhood. Its Greek roots also flourish with the meaning “poppy flower.” Branching out to its Japanese origin, Rea can have a number of meanings depending on its kanji characters, including “rare,” and “hope.” Whichever meaning and origin you resonate with, it will be a blossoming name for baby.

Rea Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rea is currently #2828 on The Bump
Girl:Rea is currently #1247 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rea is currently #8809 in U.S. births
Girl:Rea is currently #3866 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 732
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Rea

  • Behind the Name, Rea, October 2007

  • Behind the Name, Rhea, June 2023

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 259

  • Japanese Names info, Rea (2)

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