theodore boy

First name origin & meaning:

Greek: Gift of God

First name variations: Theodor, Teodore, Teodoro, Teddy, Ted, Feodor, Fedor, Fyodor, Telly, Teodor

Last name origin & meaning:

French (Théodore) and English: from the personal name Théodore (Greek Theodōros, a compound of theos ‘God’ + dōron ‘gift’), which was relatively popular in the Middle Ages because of its auspicious meaning. There was considerable confusion with the Germanic personal name Theodoric (see Terry). As an American family name, it has also absorbed various other European cognates, e.g. Greek Theodorakis, Theodoropoulos.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Bryce Dallas Howard

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