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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #330 most popular

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10k Theodora (Greek)

What does the name "Theodore" mean?

Theodore (Greek): Divine Gift

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

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Erodoeht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Odhteero". 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.

How popular is the name "Theodore" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Theodore? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 222,389 babies born with the name Theodore in the United States. That's more than enough Theodores to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 232 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Theodore" was in 1919 with a total of 3,424 babies. (That's a lot of baby Theodores)

According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Theodore" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 10 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1954. Across the entire United States a total of 3,084 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Theodore popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Theodore in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Theodore

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt is an officeholder. Theodore was born in 1858 as Theodore Roosevelt in New York City.


Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent is a musician and activist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1958 to present. Ted was born in 1948 as Theodore Anthony Nugent in Redford, Michigan, U.S.


T.R. Knight

T.R. Knight is an actor. T.R. was born in 1973 as Theodore Raymond Knight in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.


Scott Glenn

Scott Glenn is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1965 to present. Scott was born in 1942 as Theodore Scott Glenn in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Ted McGinley

Ted McGinley is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1980 to present. Ted was born in 1958 as Theodore Martin McGinley in Newport Beach, California, U.S.


Ted Cassidy

Ted Cassidy is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1952 to 1979. Ted was born in 1932 as Theodore Crawford Cassidy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.


Past life for Theodore born Oct 27, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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