Gender Feminine
Scripts Ῥέα(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. REH-A(Classical Greek) REE-ə(English) REH-a(Latin)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, perhaps related to ῥέω (rheo) meaning "to flow" or ἔρα (era) meaning "ground". In Greek mythology Rhea was a Titan, the wife of Cronus, and the mother of the Olympian gods 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.

Related Names

VariantsRheia, Rheie(Greek Mythology)
User SubmissionRhéa


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Entry updated June 9, 2023