What does Theda mean?
Theda /the-da/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Theda is "people".
From "theod". Also possibly short form of Theodosia. Exotic silent film celebrity Theda Bara.
Related girl name: Theodora.more]
How popular is Theda?
Theda is a very popular first name for women (#1391 out of 4276, Top 33%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Theda for girls. Theda was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #485 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Theda appearing in the Top 1000 are Docia, Theodora and Theodosia. Forms like Teodosia are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2763%) and is now significantly less, with the versions Docia, Theda, Theodora and Theodosia becoming less stylish. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Theda and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)