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Theophilus

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1884 5 0 5
1885 5 0 5
1888 5 0 5
1901 6 0 6
1904 6 0 6
1907 6 0 6
1909 7 0 7
1910 7 0 7
1911 9 0 9
1912 7 0 7
1913 15 0 15
1914 15 0 15
1915 20 0 20
1916 15 0 15
1917 20 0 20
1918 24 0 24
1919 24 0 24
1920 21 0 21
1921 28 0 28
1922 22 0 22
1923 10 0 10
1924 30 0 30
1925 17 0 17
1926 13 0 13
1927 18 0 18
1928 15 0 15
1929 17 0 17
1930 19 0 19
1931 18 0 18
1932 12 0 12
1933 16 0 16
1934 15 0 15
1935 8 0 8
1936 11 0 11
1937 10 0 10
1938 17 0 17
1939 9 0 9
1940 10 0 10
1941 7 0 7
1942 12 0 12
1943 9 0 9
1944 14 0 14
1945 13 0 13
1946 18 0 18
1947 19 0 19
1948 25 0 25
1949 25 0 25
1950 22 0 22
1951 21 0 21
1952 21 0 21
1953 20 0 20
1954 28 0 28
1955 24 0 24
1956 18 0 18
1957 27 0 27
1958 17 0 17
1959 16 0 16
1960 16 0 16
1961 12 0 12
1962 13 0 13
1963 13 0 13
1964 11 0 11
1965 18 0 18
1966 17 0 17
1967 19 0 19
1968 14 0 14
1969 13 0 13
1970 11 0 11
1971 19 0 19
1972 15 0 15
1973 15 0 15
1974 15 0 15
1975 22 0 22
1976 11 0 11
1977 32 0 32
1978 15 0 15
1979 19 0 19
1980 16 0 16
1981 22 0 22
1982 17 0 17
1983 13 0 13
1984 12 0 12
1985 13 0 13
1986 13 0 13
1987 14 0 14
1988 23 0 23
1989 14 0 14
1990 17 0 17
1991 12 0 12
1992 20 0 20
1993 13 0 13
1994 14 0 14
1995 10 0 10
1996 16 0 16
1997 23 0 23
1998 24 0 24
1999 24 0 24
2000 21 0 21
2001 16 0 16
2002 20 0 20
2003 27 0 27
2004 17 0 17
2005 24 0 24
2006 17 0 17
2007 26 0 26
2008 19 0 19
2009 17 0 17
2010 16 0 16
2011 18 0 18
2012 36 0 36
2013 37 0 37
2014 39 0 39
2015 34 0 34

Fun Facts about the name Theophilus

  • How many people with the first name Theophilus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,927 babies born with the first name Theophilus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Theophilus to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Theophilus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Theophilus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Theophilus is Thursday, February 21st, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Theophilus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Theophilus was in 2014 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Theophilus Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Theophilus is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Theophilus: Your name in reverse order is Sulihpoeht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eiphtlshou. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Theophilus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 192 people with the last name Theophilus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Theophilus? Theophilus is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Common last names for Theophilus

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  • Martin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Theophilus U.S.
  White 64.58% 64.26%
  African American 27.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Theophilus

People with the last name Theophilus are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Theophilus

The name "Theophilus" is of Greek origin, and it means "Loving God". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Ancient Greek Θεόφιλος (Theóphilos) "Love of God" or "Friend of God".

  1. (biblical) The addressee of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
  2. A male given name; rare in English.

Theophilus was also found in the following language(s): German and Latin

Notable Persons With the Name Theophilus

Theophilus London

Theophilus London is a hip hop music, alternative hip hop, and alternative r&b musician. His ongoing career started in 2007. Theophilus was given the name Theophilus Musa London on February 23rd, 1987 in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Theophilus

Theophilus is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Byzantine Empire and Emperorof theByzantine Empire. His career lasted from 829 to 842.

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Castro

Castro is a hiplife musician. Castro was given the name Theophilus Tagoe Castro on May 1st, 1982 in Sekondi-Takoradi. Castro is also known as Tagoe and Theophilus.

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Theophilus of Alexandria

Theophilus of Alexandria was a pope. He was most prominent from 384 to 412. He left this life on October 15th, 0412.

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Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma

Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma is a Federal Minister of Defence, Chief of Army Staff, and Chief of Army Staff (Nigeria). His military service ended in 1979. Theophilus was born on December 9th, 1938 in Takum, Taraba, Nigeria.

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Theophilus III

Theophilus III is a christian bishop. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Theophilus was born on April 4th, 1952.

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  • Theophilus Hunter Holmes
    (military person)
  • Theophilus Howard Suffolk
    (english earl)
  • Theophilus Ebenhaezer Dönges
    (1948–1967)
  • Theophilus Harris Davies
    (famed human)
  • Theophilus Parsons
    (judge)
  • Theophilus Gould Steward
    (military person)
  • Theophilus Thompson
    (famous human)
  • T. O. S. Benson
    (lawyer)
  • Theophilus Toulmin Garrard
    (noteworthy individual)
  • Theophilus de Garencieres
    (leading individual)
  • Theophilus Waldmeier
    (important human)
  • Theophilus W. Smith
    (Illinois Supreme Court Justice)
  • Theophilus John Levett
    (important human)
  • Theophilus Francis Rodenbough
    (military person)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Theophilus

Theophilus

Theophilus is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Byzantine Empire and Emperorof theByzantine Empire. His career lasted from 829 to 842.

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Solomon Theophilus

Solomon Theophilus is a soccer player for the HNK Šibenik, HNK Rijeka, NK Pomorac Kostrena, and NK Zadar. Solomon was born on January 18th, 1996 in Kaduna.

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Mattathias Ben Theophilus

Mattathias Ben Theophilus is an influential somebody.

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What does the name Theophilus mean?

Tis for treasure, of your friendship.

His for honor, your most valuable possession.

Eis for enrich, a quality you share.

Ois for observant, nothing gets by you!

Pis for polite, naturally!

His for heart, warm and loving.

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Lis for love, your love of life!

Uis for unite, you bring people together.

Sis for sweetheart, you really are!

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