Name: Althea

Origin and Meaning of the Name Althea

  • Meaning:
    Medicinal herb
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (AL thee ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Althea

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Also taken as a contraction of Alethea.

    Althea Gibson was the first African-American woman to win a tennis Grand Slam.

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