Theodore - boys name

Theodore name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Theodore name meaning:

The name Theodore is of Greek origin and holds a significant meaning. It is composed of two Greek words: "theos", meaning "God", and "doron", meaning "gift". Together, the name Theodore signifies "God's gift" or "gift from God". It carries a spiritual connotation, suggesting that the child is seen as a blessing or a special gift in the eyes of God.

The name Theodore has been historically associated with several notable figures, including saints, philosophers, and rulers. Its popularity has remained consistent throughout the years, likely due to its meaningful and powerful nature. People named Theodore are often considered to embody qualities of kindness, compassion, and wisdom. They are perceived as individuals who bring joy and positivity to others, just like a cherished gift would.

Overall, the name Theodore is a beautiful and meaningful choice for parents seeking a name that reflects their belief in a higher power and their gratitude for the precious blessing that is their child.

Origin: Greek

Divine gift.


Saints names, Christmas names, Victorian names

Related names

Theodore , Fedyenka, Fyodor, Ted , Teddie , Teddy , Telly, Teodor , Theadora , Theo , Theodora

Other boys names beginning with T


Overall UK ranking: 11 out of 4789

2889 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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Historical popularity of Theodore

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