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Theo (girl)

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What does Theo mean?

Theo /theo/ as a name for girls (also used more widely as boys' name Theo). Theo's name origin is Greek, and the meaning of Theo is "God's gift". Theo is a variant form of Theodora (Greek): feminine of Theodore.

Associated with: greek, gift


Theo has 1 different relation via Theodora: Theda.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Theoie, Thie, ..

(male) Theotho, Ther, ..

How popular is Theo?

Theo is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2597 out of 4276, Top 61%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#92217 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name history of Theo for girls. Theo was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #605 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of Theo and related names. Popular variation forms of Theo appearing in the Top 2000 are Theodora and Theda. These forms of Theo were at the height of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (median #584).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Theo, Theda, Theodora in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Theo is alike in pronunciation to Thea, Theia and Thia. Other recommended names are Cleo, Te-, Tea, Theone, Theoni, Theta, Thu, To and Trea. These names tend to be less frequently used than Theo.