Theda

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Theda

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  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Theda means "Gift of God" and is of Greek origin.
  • A user from Maryland, United States says the name Theda is of Greek origin and means "Gift of God".

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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Theda

Theda Bara was an actress. Her career lasted from 1908 to 1926. Theda was given the name Theodosia Burr Goodman on July 29th, 1885 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. She passed away on April 7th, 1955.

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Theda Skocpol is a scientist in the fields of civic engagement, comparative sociology, and historical institutionalism. Theda was born on May 4th, 1947 in Detroit.

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Lynne Roberts was an actress. Her career lasted from 1936 to 1936. Lynne was given the name Theda Mae Roberts on November 22nd, 1922 in El Paso, Texas, U.S. She passed away on April 1st, 1978.

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Theda was born as the child of Uko Fockena in 1432. Theda is also known as Theda Ukena. She left this life on November 16th, 1494.

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Theda Marshall was a baseball player for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Theda was born on April 24th, 1925 in Canton, South Dakota. She breathed her last breath on October 13th, 2005.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1886 5 5 0
1887 9 9 0
1890 7 7 0
1892 5 5 0
1894 5 5 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 10 10 0
1898 5 5 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 16 16 0
1901 8 8 0
1902 10 10 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 11 11 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 9 9 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 13 13 0
1909 11 11 0
1910 18 18 0
1911 15 15 0
1912 17 17 0
1913 17 17 0
1914 33 33 0
1915 124 124 0
1916 315 315 0
1917 334 334 0
1918 354 354 0
1919 356 356 0
1920 290 290 0
1921 293 293 0
1922 204 204 0
1923 220 220 0
1924 198 198 0
1925 184 184 0
1926 179 179 0
1927 132 132 0
1928 138 138 0
1929 143 143 0
1930 103 103 0
1931 106 106 0
1932 103 103 0
1933 77 77 0
1934 102 102 0
1935 82 82 0
1936 84 84 0
1937 105 105 0
1938 84 84 0
1939 90 90 0
1940 87 87 0
1941 78 78 0
1942 67 67 0
1943 73 73 0
1944 66 66 0
1945 65 65 0
1946 62 62 0
1947 88 88 0
1948 77 77 0
1949 64 64 0
1950 77 77 0
1951 67 67 0
1952 62 62 0
1953 82 82 0
1954 59 59 0
1955 60 60 0
1956 55 55 0
1957 56 56 0
1958 37 37 0
1959 44 44 0
1960 40 40 0
1961 39 39 0
1962 34 34 0
1963 30 30 0
1964 37 37 0
1965 30 30 0
1966 28 28 0
1967 32 32 0
1968 18 18 0
1969 26 26 0
1970 17 17 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 13 13 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 16 16 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 13 13 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 10 10 0
1984 8 8 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 8 8 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 7 7 0
1996 6 6 0
1998 5 5 0
2007 6 6 0
2011 5 5 0
2013 7 7 0
2015 5 5 0

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Popularity of Theda as a first name

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Common last names for Theda

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • White
  • Wilson
  • Allen
  • Phillips
  • Young
  • Moore
  • Stewart

Fun Facts about the name Theda

  • How Popular is the name Theda? Theda is the 3,208th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Theda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,534 babies born with the first name Theda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Theda to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Theda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Theda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Theda is Thursday, November 7th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Theda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Theda was in 1919 with a total of 356 babies.
  • Random Theda Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Theda is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Theda: Your name in reverse order is Adeht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dthea. 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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