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What does Fedora mean?

Fedora Pronunciation of Fedora [fe-do-ra] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Fedora is "gift from God". Variant of Theodora. Also the name for a soft felt hat with a modest brim.

Associated with: greek, gift, soft (gentle).


Fedora has 1 variant: Fadora.

Related girl name: Pheodora.

8 more related forms via Theodora: Dora, Feodora, Fyodora, Tedra, Teodora, Teodory, Theadora and Todora.

Creative forms:
(female) Fedori, ..

(male) Fedogan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fedora Brighton (F.B.), ..

How popular is Fedora?

Fedora is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#39560 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Fedora was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #1845 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fedora name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fedora outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Dora (#1966 from recent data), Theodora and Teodora are the popular related forms of Fedora appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Fedora reached its highest a century ago (adoption of 0.33%) and has become significantly lower since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fedora, Dora, Teodora, Theodora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fedora and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Fedora is alike in pronunciation to Fyedora. Other suggested similar names are Adora, Aldora, Cedra, Debora, Dedra, Delora, Deora, Derora, Devora, Eldora, Eudora, Faydra, Fedila, Fedra, Fiora, Flora, Leeora, Lenora, Leodora, Leora, Madora, Medora, Medorah, Menora, Neddra, Nedra, Nehora, Sedona, Temora, Tesora and Velora. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fedora.

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