Names of the Week – Althea & Finnegan!

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The Names of the Week are Althea & Finnegan


Althea

Althea (or Althaea) is a Greek mythological name meaning “healing”.  Only 99 baby girls in the U.S. were given the name Althea in 2013.

A few places you may have heard the name Althea…
* Althea Gibson – tennis player
* Althea Harper – designer

Alternative Spellings – Althaea, Althia

A few nickname ideas – Thea, Allie, Tea

A few middle name ideas for the name Althea:
Althea Lux
Althea Poet
Althea Lucy
Althea Celeste
Althea Violet
Althea Catherine

If you like the name Althea, you may also like..
Athena, Theodosia, Theadora, Anthea, Thalia, or Thora.

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Althea Gibson & James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake

Finnegan

Finnegan comes from the Irish surname Ó Fionnagáin or Fionnagán meaning “descandant of Fionnagán” or “fair”.  Finnegan is currently #462 in popularity for boys in the U.S.

A few places you may have heard the name Finnegan…
* Finnegans Wake – a James Joyce novel
* Seamus Finnigan – a character in the Harry Potter series
* William Finnegan – author/journalist

Alternative Spellings – Finnigan, Finegan

A few nickname ideas – Finn, Finney

A few middle name ideas for the name Finnegan:
Finnegan Cole
Finnegan Lucas
Finnegan Rupert
Finnegan Avery
Finnegan Reid
Finnegan Sparrow

If you like the name Finnegan, you may also like..
Flanagan, Finnian, Finley, Finbar, Phineas, or Finch

What do you think of the names Althea and Finnegan?

Peace Pax Paz,
~Meagan

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