Thaddeus

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thaddeus

"Thaddeus" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Praise". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, a common spelling variant of Thaddaeus.

Notable Persons Named Thaddeus

Thaddeus E. "Thunderbolt" Ross is a comics character.

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Thaddeus Stevens was an office holder. Thaddeus was born on April 4th, 1792 in Danville, Vermont, U.S. He passed away on August 11th, 1868.

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Thaddeus Young is a basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, and Minnesota Timberwolves in the National Basketball Association. He has had major accomplishments since 2007. Thaddeus was born on June 21st, 1988 in New Orleans.

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Thad Luckinbill is an actor and producer. He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Thad was given the name Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill on April 24th, 1975 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States.

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Thad Jones was a jazz musician. He plays Trumpet, Cornet, and Flugelhorn. Thad was given the name Thaddeus Joseph Jones on March 28th, 1923. He died on August 20th, 1986.

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Thaddeus Lewis is a football player. Thaddeus was born on November 19th, 1987 in Opa-locka, Florida.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thaddeus

Patrick Thaddeus is a in the field of astronomy.

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Elder was born on October 10th, 1914 in Vitovnica. Elder is also known as Tadej. He breathed his last breath on April 13th, 2003.

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How popular is the baby name Thaddeus in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 12 0 12
1881 12 0 12
1882 8 0 8
1883 11 0 11
1884 12 0 12
1885 14 0 14
1886 8 0 8
1887 9 0 9
1888 15 0 15
1889 10 0 10
1890 7 0 7
1891 9 0 9
1892 11 0 11
1893 7 0 7
1894 10 0 10
1896 9 0 9
1897 14 0 14
1898 7 0 7
1899 19 0 19
1900 17 0 17
1901 11 0 11
1902 16 0 16
1903 11 0 11
1904 19 0 19
1905 10 0 10
1906 9 0 9
1907 14 0 14
1908 18 0 18
1909 30 0 30
1910 29 0 29
1911 40 0 40
1912 80 0 80
1913 103 0 103
1914 156 0 156
1915 254 0 254
1916 269 0 269
1917 268 0 268
1918 328 0 328
1919 267 0 267
1920 298 0 298
1921 283 0 283
1922 269 0 269
1923 288 0 288
1924 275 0 275
1925 234 0 234
1926 235 0 235
1927 203 0 203
1928 171 0 171
1929 163 0 163
1930 173 0 173
1931 139 0 139
1932 127 6 121
1933 122 0 122
1934 125 0 125
1935 92 0 92
1936 106 0 106
1937 121 0 121
1938 108 0 108
1939 107 0 107
1940 121 0 121
1941 116 0 116
1942 142 0 142
1943 128 0 128
1944 123 0 123
1945 140 0 140
1946 167 0 167
1947 167 0 167
1948 162 0 162
1949 160 0 160
1950 210 0 210
1951 187 0 187
1952 233 0 233
1953 211 0 211
1954 255 0 255
1955 222 0 222
1956 255 0 255
1957 215 0 215
1958 193 0 193
1959 206 0 206
1960 220 0 220
1961 222 0 222
1962 210 0 210
1963 214 0 214
1964 220 0 220
1965 180 0 180
1966 199 0 199
1967 229 0 229
1968 203 0 203
1969 204 0 204
1970 228 5 223
1971 326 5 321
1972 364 0 364
1973 326 6 320
1974 236 0 236
1975 251 0 251
1976 267 0 267
1977 257 0 257
1978 343 0 343
1979 307 0 307
1980 268 0 268
1981 244 5 239
1982 218 0 218
1983 223 0 223
1984 175 0 175
1985 229 5 224
1986 271 0 271
1987 240 0 240
1988 248 0 248
1989 294 0 294
1990 305 0 305
1991 274 0 274
1992 250 0 250
1993 298 0 298
1994 228 0 228
1995 203 0 203
1996 216 0 216
1997 215 0 215
1998 188 0 188
1999 184 0 184
2000 218 0 218
2001 214 0 214
2002 233 0 233
2003 182 0 182
2004 189 0 189
2005 192 0 192
2006 191 0 191
2007 228 0 228
2008 210 0 210
2009 191 0 191
2010 198 0 198
2011 223 0 223
2012 230 0 230
2013 279 0 279
2014 326 0 326
2015 356 0 356
2016 409 0 409

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Popularity of Thaddeus as a first name

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Popularity of Thaddeus as a last name

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Common last names for Thaddeus

  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Smith
  • Kowalski
  • Nowak
  • Lewandowski
  • Thomas
  • Miller
  • Zajac
  • Lewis
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Fun Facts about the name Thaddeus

  • How Popular is the name Thaddeus? Thaddeus is the 1,546th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thaddeus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,251 babies born with the first name Thaddeus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thaddeus to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thaddeus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Thaddeus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thaddeus is Thursday, February 22nd, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Thaddeus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thaddeus was in 2016 with a total of 409 babies.
  • Random Thaddeus Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thaddeus is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Thaddeus: Your name in reverse order is Sueddaht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Usdhdtae. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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