Althea

Pronounced al THEE uh
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About the name Althea

From the Greek word for healing, Althea is the name of the mother of Meleager. She was told on her son's birth that when a bit of firewood was fully consumed he would die. The word althea also refers to soothing medicinal herbs of the mallow family.

Related Names

Althia, Altea, Alti

Origin
Mediterranean
Greek

myth, healers

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