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The Name Theodore - Origin and Meaning of Theodore

The Name Theodore - Origin and Meaning of Theodore



Origin of the Name Theodore


Usage of the Name Theodore


Meaning of the Name Theodore

The name Theodore comes from the Greek name Theodōros, which is derived from the Greek words "theos" - "God" and "dōron" - "gift".

Famous Bearers

Bearers of the name include Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919), the 26th President of the United States; Theodore Dreiser (1871 - 1945), an American novelist and journalist; Theodore Wharton (1875 - 1931), an American film director, producer, and writer; Theodore Bikel (born 1924), an American actor, singer, and musician.
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