• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Gift Of God, Divine Gift

What is the meaning of the name Theodore?

The name Theodore is primarily a male name of Greek origin that means Gift Of God, Divine Gift.

Common nicknames for Theodore include Ted, Teddy, and Theo. The “teddy bear” was named after U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.

Other famous Theodores spelled without the “e” include German philosopher Theodor Adorno and Theodore Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Suess. Theodor Herzl
was a European journalist and founder of modern Zionism. Theodore Dreiser was an American author. Ted Nugent is an American musician as was Teddy Pendergrass.

Theodore "Theo" Van Gogh was the younger brother of artst Vincent.

Fictional characters named Theodore include one of the Chipmunks in Alvin and the Chipmunks. Theodore "Theo" Huxtable was a character on The Cosby Show and Theodore Bagwell was a character on Prison Break.

People who like the name Theodore also like:

Oliver, Henry, Sebastian, Benjamin, Owen, Alexander, Noah, Charlotte, Violet, Eleanor, Penelope, Amelia, Genevieve, Hazel

Names like Theodore:

Taara, Tadahiro, Tadria, Tahir, Tahira, Tahirah, Tara, Tarah, Tarhe, Tari, Taro, Tarou, Taru, Tauri, Taworri, Tayari, Tedra, Teodoro, Terah, Terra, Terri, Terry, Thayer, Theodora, Theora, Theory, Thera, Theria, Thierry, Thor

Stats for the Name Theodore

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