Rhea

Female

Meaning

Priestess who was the mother of romulus and remus

Origin

Roman

Pronunciation

/riːə/

Traits associated with the name Rhea:

Dogs named Rhea tend to be loving, loyal, resilient, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Rhea?

Naming your dog Rhea suggests that you have an appreciation for Greek mythology and may have a creative or imaginative side.

Is Rhea a good dog name?

Rhea has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Rhea isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

1,580
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
2,194
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Rhea is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Rhea was, in the past month, the 2485th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Rhea is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Rhea was viewed 53 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Rhea's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Rhea is most adored in South Dakota, Rhode Island and Arkansas.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, Arizona and Washington.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Rhea.

Most popular breeds named Rhea:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Rhodesian Ridgeback
  3. Dachshund
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Rottweiler

Rhea is found in these categories:

roman dog names
roman

Mother of Romulus and Remus, founders of Rome in mythology.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

This moniker hails from ancient Greek mythology, not modern dog parks.

celestial dog names
celestial

Named after Saturn's second largest moon, perfect for a stargazing pup!

Dog names like Rhea:

Rose Flower
An open-source general-purpose programming language.
Strength
Pearl
The divine embodiment of the moon in greek mythology
Compassionate friend.
Rhea dog name meaning

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