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The Name Theodore - Origin and Meaning of Theodore
  



The Name Theodore - Origin and Meaning of Theodore


Gender

Masculine

Origin of the Name Theodore

Greek

Usage of the Name Theodore

English

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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