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:
(female) Theodota, Theodova, ..
(male) Theodoro, Theotroy, ..
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 #574 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Theodora and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Theodora are Dora, Doretta, Dorothea, Dorothy (#731 from current records), Fedora, Teddi, Teodora, Theda, Theo and Theodosia. These relations of Theodora reached the top of their popularity during 1920-1929 (average #1010) and are now significantly less common (#1884, 99.7% less usage), with versions such as Theodora becoming less trendy.
Recommended names are Adora, Aldora, Cedra, Chandara, Chandra▼, Deadra, Debora▼, Dedra, Deedra, Deidra, Delora, Derora, Devora, Eleanora, Eleonora, Eleora, Fadora, Fyedora, Gwennora (see Guinevere), Honora, Isadora, Leanora, Lenora▼, Leodora, Leondra, Leonora▼, Madora, Medora, Meliora, Nedra, Needra, Nehora, Noora, Panndora (see Pandora), 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 (see Zephyr), Tzipora, Tzippora and Ysadora. These names tend to be less commonly used than Theodora.