Theodore meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Theodore No. of characters: 8 Gender: Boy Origin of Theodore: Old Greek
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.

Names that rhyme with Théodore Adore, Commodore, Dore, Héliodore, Isadore, Isidore, Jadore, Leodore, Polidore, Salvadore, Theadore, Thedore, Theodore, Theordore, Therdore, Thoedore, Théodore, ZenodoreFamous people named Théodore
Writer Théodore Barrière, famous for movie La comtesse de Somerive
Names like Théodore Théodore Namesakes Related Names: Tha, Thaïs, Thabet, Thabiti, Thach, Thacher, Thacker, Thackere, Thad, Thada, Thadd, Thaddaeus, Thaddaus, Thaddée, Thaddéo, Thaddea, Thaddeaus, Thaddeous, Thaddeus, Thaddis Posts having Theodore: Comments :Theodore is a first French epicene, of Greek origin. Theodore is the English version to Theodor, which also gives the etymology of the name. The original form is Theodoros of Theós , " God " (θεός), and Doron, meaning "gift" (δῶρον). We can then understand the meaning of that name by "gift of God". One can also see the Greek version of the name Hebrew : מתתיהו, name that gives transliteration Matt (a / i) tyahu as many théophoriques, it is composed of an element verbal or nominal and a suffix or a prefix with the name of God in question. Yeho-nathan (Jonathan) = Nathan-'el (Nethanaël) = Nathan-yahu = "God / Yahu gave." The first French " Matthew " is the result. In addition, the Hebrew name, "דורון" (Doron), meaning "gift" (Δώρον) was also used from the Hellenistic period. Language variants of the name: German : Theodor, English : Teddy, Armenian : Toros, Catalan : Teodor, Danish : Teodor, Spanish : Teodoro, Esperanto : Teodoro, Finnish : Theodore, Teuvo, Welsh : Tudur, Greek : Theodoros, plural Theodori. - Ruby Pardue Popularity of Theodore

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