Theodore: baby boy name meaning and popularity


From the Greek name Theodorus, meaning “gift of God.” And if you name your son Theodore, it’s pretty much guaranteed that he’ll be Theodor-able.


Theo, Ted, Teddy, Tad.

Famous people named Theodore:

Pope Theodore I; President Theodore Roosevelt; politician Theodore “Ted” Stevens; singer Theodore “Teddy” Pendergrass; author Theodore Seuss Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss).

Fun fact:

On the show Leave It To Beaver, Theodore was Beaver Cleaver’s real name. So maybe we should file “The Beav” under possible Theodore nicknames.

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