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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 24 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Olivia Musembi (Senior Content Writer)

Gender: Female

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Singer, Stream

Pronunciation: REE-uh, /ˈriːə/, R IY AH

Popularity Rank: #9,579

On this page:

  • 1. Rhea Meaning
  • 2. Rhea Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Rhea
  • 4. Translations of Rhea
  • 5. Rhea Name Popularity
  • 6. Rhea popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Rhea
  • 8. Latest News about Rhea
  • 9. Rhea Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Rhea

Rhea Meaning

In Greek mythology, Rhea was the Titaness and mother of the gods Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, Demeter, and Hestia. The name Rhea means 'flowing stream' or 'mother of gods'.

Rhea also means "Singer, Stream, Flowing stream or mother of gods".

Rhea is commonly found in United States of America, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, and 65 more countries.

Rhea Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: REE-uh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈriːə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: R IY AH

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Rhea Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Rhea is recorded 5,346 times globally, ranking it as the 9,579th most common name worldwide.

Rhea is most prevalent in United States of America, with 1,063 occurrences, making it the 2,824th most popular name in the country.

In Philippines, the name Rhea is found among 1 in every 439 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Rhea Popularity by Country

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United States of America#2,8241 : 1,702
Saudi Arabia#4,6191 : 4,885
United Kingdom#1,6961 : 939
Philippines#1671 : 439
Kuwait#1,0771 : 1,660
United Arab Emirates#2,8331 : 3,699
Canada#2,0641 : 1,547
Singapore#1,8171 : 2,974
Qatar#1,9581 : 2,949
Italy#8,0631 : 8,212
Hong Kong#2,0291 : 3,166
Oman#4,5701 : 5,682
Malaysia#9,7881 : 19,326
Lebanon#1,9961 : 2,052
Bahrain#2,0981 : 3,607
Netherlands#6,1191 : 5,928
Macao#1,2081 : 2,169
India#10,0981 : 18,592
South Africa#20,8881 : 54,532
Germany#7,4421 : 8,731
Switzerland#3,8161 : 4,541
France#21,5021 : 36,222
Ireland#2,6291 : 2,998
Palestine#9,9701 : 12,768
Belgium#8,4961 : 12,556
Israel#11,3681 : 14,723
Jordan#8,0541 : 13,982

List of countries the name Rhea is rarely found

Rhea popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Rhea from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Rhea

📰 Latest News about Rhea

Stay updated with the most recent news about Rhea. Read on to catch up with Rhea's latest headlines

Last Updated: June 28, 2024 02:35 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • TMZ TV Hot Takes: Kevin Costner on Divorce, Ariana Grande, Rhea Ripley - TMZ
    Source: TMZ | Published on: June 28, 2024
  • 'WWE' Star Rhea Ripley Marries Pro-Wrestler Buddy Matthews - PEOPLE
    Source: PEOPLE | Published on: June 28, 2024
  • Rhea Raj Drops 'Flirtatious' Video for 'Hush': Watch - Rolling Stone
    Source: Rolling Stone | Published on: June 27, 2024
  • Mark Wahlberg's daughter Ella, 20, looks so much like model mom Rhea Durham in rare college snap with dad - HELLO!
    Source: HELLO! | Published on: June 27, 2024
  • Backstage WWE and AEW Rumors: Latest on Rhea Ripley, CM Punk, and More - Bleacher Report
    Source: Bleacher Report | Published on: June 27, 2024
  • East Barkwith runaway rhea found safe and well after drone search - BBC.com
    Source: BBC.com | Published on: June 27, 2024
  • Workout, Slay, Repeat: Rhea Chakraborty And Sharvari's Gym Diaries - NDTV
    Source: NDTV | Published on: June 26, 2024
  • WWE Departure Updates, Rhea Ripley Return Plans, Wyatt Sicks Latest & More - WrestleTalk
    Source: WrestleTalk | Published on: June 26, 2024
  • WWE Planning For Rhea Ripley's Return At Huge Event – TJR Wrestling - TJR Wrestling
    Source: TJR Wrestling | Published on: June 25, 2024
  • Melissa, “Missy” Lynn Rhea | Obituaries | mississippivalleypublishing.com - Mississippi Valley Publishing
    Source: Mississippi Valley Publishing | Published on: June 25, 2024

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