Rhea Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Rhea:
Derived from the Greek rhoia (flowing).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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From Greek, meaning "flowing"
A large, flightless bird, native to South America
One of Saturn's 82 moons
- Famous real-life people named Rhea
Rhea Perlman, American actress best known for her role as Carla in the 1980s TV sitcom "Cheers"
Margaret Rhea Seddon, American astronaut
Rhea Tregebov, Canadian poet and children's author
Rhea Bailey, English actress
Rhea Santos, Filipina journalist
Rhea Durham, American model
Rhea kapoor, indian film producer and the owner of the fashion line Rheson
- Rhea in song, story & screen
There are two mythological goddesses by this name: the more important is Rhea Silvia, in Roman mythology the mother of the twin founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus. In Greek mythology, Rhea was the mother of Aventinus by Hercules.
Actress Bonnie Rhea (Pronounced Ray)-Caroline Gilchrist Rhea (born April 13, 1964) is a Canadian stand-up comedian, actress and model who was the original host of the reality television show The Biggest Loser on NBC until she was replaced by Alison Sweeney after the end of Season 3. She is also known for her role as Hilda Spellman from Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and for replacing Rosie O'Donnell as the hostess of her syndicated talk show, renamed The Caroline Rhea Show. Rhea provides the voice for Linda Flynn-Fletcher, the mother of Phineas and Candace Flynn and stepmother of Ferb Fletcher, on the Disney Channel series Phineas and Ferb.