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What does Fyodor mean?

Fyodor Pronunciation of Fyodor [fy-o-dor] as a boys' name is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Fyodor is "God's gift". Variant of Theodore. Author Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Fyodor has 4 variants: Fedor, Fedya, Feodor and Fyodr.

8 more different relations via Theodore: Teador, Tedor, Teodoor, Teodor, Teodoro, Theodor, Todor and Tudor.

Creative forms:
(male) Faodor, Flodor, ..

(female) Fyodia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fyodor Vincent (F.V.), ..

How popular is Fyodor?

Fyodor is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Fyodor is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Teodoro, Theodor and Theodore (#99 from recent data) are the prominent varying forms of Fyodor (not ranked). Other forms, like Todor, are uncommon. These relations of Fyodor were favored during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.2%, 54.7%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Teodoro, Theodor, Theodore in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Theodor, Theodore outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Amador, Andor, Baldor, Conor, Eldor, Factor, Ferdo, Fido, Firdos, Fordon, Fredo, Frido, Frode, Fylmer (see Filmore), Isador, Isidor, Izidor, Izydor (see Isidore), Konor, Kylor, Landor, Mynor, Noor, Sandor, Tylor, Vidor, Wyndsor and Wynfor. Like Fyodor, these names are not commonly used.

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