How to pronounce Theodore theo-do-re What does my name mean? Meaning of Theodore: God's Gift, Divine Gift, Gift of God
Origin and Meaning
Baby name Theodore is a compound name composed of the Greek elements 'theos' meaning 'god' and 'doron' meaning 'a gift'. Thus, the masculine given name is said to be derived from the Greek name 'Theodoros' meaning 'god's gift'. It is also said that it was derived from the Latin name 'Theodorous' which originally came from the Greek 'Theodoros'. Initially, the name was borne by several famous figures in ancient Greece including Theodorus of Samos and Theodorus the Atheist. But, the most famous bearer of the name was Saint Theodore of Amasea who was venerated as a warrior saint and a Great Martyr in the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches.
Theodore was ranked 99 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 20.80% from its previous ranking of 125 in 2014. Theodore was ranked 815 in 1988 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.26% from its previous ranking of 797 in 1987.
Full form of Theodore : Trusting Humble Extravagant Outgoing Disciplined Obliging Restless Educated
Theodore is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 2006 and ranked 59 in 2014. Around 7181 people wear Theodore as their first name. Theodore is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.
Theodore is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1900 and ranked 99 (0.103761% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 226556 people wear Theodore as their first name. Theodore is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1901 and ranked 99 (0.103761% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 226556 people have Theodore as their first name. Theodore is not a native United States and Theodore may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.063375% of people in US have this given name.Complete history of Theodore
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Expression number of Theodore is 9.
Theodore are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. Theodore are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. Theodore are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent.
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