Althea

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Althea
Pronunciationstress on the first syllable (British) or second syllable (American)
GenderFemale
Language(s)Greek
Origin
Meaninghealer, wholesome
Other names
See alsoAlthaia (Αλθαια), Altea
 
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Althea
Pronunciationstress on the first syllable (British) or second syllable (American)
GenderFemale
Language(s)Greek
Origin
Meaninghealer, wholesome
Other names
See alsoAlthaia (Αλθαια), Altea

Althea is an English female personal name, originally a variation of the Greek name Althaea. Althea in Greek means "healer".

Richard Lovelace used the name in a poem ("To Althea, From Prison") that John Milton later alluded to in Lycidas.[1]

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Music

"Althea" by The Grateful Dead from the album Go to Heaven

Military

Althea is a military deployment in Bosnia and Herzegovina lead by the European Union Force.

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