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pinWhat does Theodora mean?

Theodora /theo-do-ra/ as a girls' name is pronounced thee-a-DOR-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Theodora is "God's gift".

Feminine of Theodore. The name began as a simple expression. Between Theodora and Dorothea, the difference is the order of the elements in the phrases "God's gift" and "gift of God". Actress/vamp Theda Bara.


Theodora has 14 variants: Dora, Fedora, Feodora, Fyodora, Teddey, Teddie, Tedra, Teodora, Teodory, Theadora, Theda, Theo, Theodosia and Todora.

Affiliated girl names: Doretta, Doria, Dorothy and Teddi.

Theodora has 1 more alternative form via Dorothea, Theda: Theida.

Kreatif forms: Theldora, Theodoma, Theodota. [more]

pinHow popular is Theodora?

Theodora is a very popular first name for women (#1099 out of 4276, Top 26%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name history of Theodora for girls. Theodora reached its peak rank of #591 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Birth Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Theodora name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Theodora and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Theodora are Dora, Dorothea, Dorothy (#731 from current records), Theda, Theo and Theodosia. These relations of Theodora reached the top of their popularity during 1910-1919 (average #454) and are now significantly less common (#961, 93% less), with versions such as Dora, Theda, Theo, Theodora and Theodosia becoming somewhat dated.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Theodora, Dora, Dorothea, Dorothy, Theda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Theo, Theodosia in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Adora, Aldora, Cedra, Chandara, Chandra, Deadra, Debora, Dedra, Deedra, Deidra, Delora, Derora, Devora, Eleanora, Eleonora, Eleora, Fadora, Fyedora, Gwennora, Honora, Isadora, Leanora, Lenora, Leodora, Leondra, Leonora, Madora, Medora, Meliora, Nedra, Needra, Nehora, Noora, Panndora, Phadra, Phaedra, Phedra, Pheodora, Shadira, Sheera, Shemira, Sonora, Teara, Temira, Temora, Teodosia, Teofila, Teona, Tesora, Thada, Thamarra, Thamera, Thea, Theia, Thekla, Thelma, Theofania, Theofila, Theone, Theoni, Therena, Theressa, Thomasa, Thora, Thyra, Tiandra, Tiera, Tierra, Timora, Tora, Tzefira, Tzephira, Tzipora, Tzippora and Ysadora. These names tend to be less commonly used than Theodora.