Given Name RHEA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ρεια, ‘Ρεα (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: REE-ə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Greek ‘Ρεια (Rheia), meaning unknown, perhaps related to ‘ρεω (rheo) "to flow" or ερα (era) "ground". In Greek mythology Rhea was a Titan, the wife of Cronus, and the mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, Demeter and Hestia. Also, in Roman mythology a woman named Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome.

Categories

animals, birds, goddesses, moons, moons of Saturn, nature, titans
VARIANT: Rheia (Greek Mythology)
USER SUBMISSION: Rhéa
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