Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Main Origin Language: Greek

In 2017 the name Althea...

• was given to 153 baby girls
• was the 1,456th most popular name for baby girls
• was 168% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Colorado, Massachusetts, and Kentucky
• was about as popular as Zadie and Liah
Babies Named Althea Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Althea...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1956
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1992
• is 64% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 113% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Lenore, Gwendolyn, Ina, Harvey, Elwood, Clyde
• has the most opposite popularity history to Alyson, Allison, Ilana, Rafael, Antonio, Jamil
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Althea Per State
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Geographically the name Althea...

• 90% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Aila, Rosalia, Rosalina, Caius, Ansel, Cian
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Brooklyn, Parker, Ava, Jace, Maddox, Riley
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Althea by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Althea are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Althea will be the only kid named Althea in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Althea compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Althea rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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