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Theo

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 16 7 9
1881 16 8 8
1882 22 10 12
1883 21 7 14
1884 23 16 7
1885 19 11 8
1886 23 15 8
1887 29 19 10
1888 26 17 9
1889 26 18 8
1890 24 12 12
1891 32 21 11
1892 34 25 9
1893 30 19 11
1894 29 17 12
1895 39 25 14
1896 36 24 12
1897 39 28 11
1898 41 25 16
1899 26 16 10
1900 36 22 14
1901 37 19 18
1902 59 35 24
1903 47 29 18
1904 58 31 27
1905 57 34 23
1906 44 27 17
1907 60 31 29
1908 58 24 34
1909 66 44 22
1910 64 29 35
1911 67 36 31
1912 103 53 50
1913 112 50 62
1914 145 64 81
1915 189 98 91
1916 195 98 97
1917 179 91 88
1918 192 105 87
1919 201 109 92
1920 195 98 97
1921 203 96 107
1922 211 102 109
1923 167 75 92
1924 208 111 97
1925 200 102 98
1926 194 90 104
1927 167 58 109
1928 154 62 92
1929 146 71 75
1930 145 55 90
1931 128 43 85
1932 117 41 76
1933 101 39 62
1934 96 40 56
1935 108 38 70
1936 103 30 73
1937 73 33 40
1938 83 19 64
1939 91 27 64
1940 70 32 38
1941 73 34 39
1942 71 26 45
1943 94 33 61
1944 71 27 44
1945 101 53 48
1946 74 31 43
1947 74 35 39
1948 80 33 47
1949 58 22 36
1950 72 31 41
1951 64 18 46
1952 59 18 41
1953 51 18 33
1954 47 16 31
1955 56 23 33
1956 50 11 39
1957 57 20 37
1958 47 11 36
1959 43 8 35
1960 47 7 40
1961 52 16 36
1962 38 12 26
1963 41 8 33
1964 51 13 38
1965 43 0 43
1966 29 6 23
1967 29 0 29
1968 24 0 24
1969 34 5 29
1970 35 7 28
1971 23 0 23
1972 26 0 26
1973 27 0 27
1974 32 0 32
1975 63 6 57
1976 58 0 58
1977 51 0 51
1978 45 0 45
1979 44 6 38
1980 36 0 36
1981 31 0 31
1982 33 0 33
1983 26 0 26
1984 23 0 23
1985 76 0 76
1986 85 0 85
1987 75 0 75
1988 77 0 77
1989 77 0 77
1990 66 0 66
1991 65 5 60
1992 59 0 59
1993 50 0 50
1994 54 0 54
1995 56 0 56
1996 53 0 53
1997 62 0 62
1998 63 0 63
1999 76 0 76
2000 101 0 101
2001 84 0 84
2002 103 5 98
2003 109 0 109
2004 133 0 133
2005 139 0 139
2006 156 0 156
2007 191 0 191
2008 188 0 188
2009 186 0 186
2010 221 0 221
2011 245 0 245
2012 285 0 285
2013 361 0 361
2014 548 0 548
2015 758 0 758

Want to know about the popularity of the Theo baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,465 babies born with the name Theo in the United States. That's more than enough Theos to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 16 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Theo" was in 2015 with a total of 758 babies.

According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Theo" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1932. Across the entire United States a total of only 117 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Theo popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Theo in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Midwestern U.S. Baby Names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each state.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Theo" mean? The list below shows the origins of Theo as well as things modernly associated with the name Theo such as celebrities named Theo.

Origin and Meaning of Theo

The name "Theo" is of Greek origin, and it means "Divine Gift". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Theo van Gogh

Theo was born in 1957.

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Theo van Cleeff

Theo was born in 1956.

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Theo Zagorakis

Theo Zagorakis is a football biography. Theo was born in 1971 in Lydia, Kavala, Greece.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Theo

Theo James
Theo Epstein
Theo Riddick
Theo Rossi
Theo Chocolate
Theo Raeken
Theo Walcott

Alternative Meanings

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Your name in reverse order is "Oeht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Htoe". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Theo born Sep 15, 1929

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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