What does Theodora mean?
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 1 more alternative form via Dorothea, Theda: Theida.Kreatif forms: Theldora, Theodoma, Theodota. [more]
How 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)
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.
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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.