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Thaddeus meaning and name origin

Thaddeus \th(ad)-deus\ as a boy's name is pronounced THAD-ee-us. It is of Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Thaddeus is "heart". Also possibly derives from Theodorus, meaning "God's gift". Biblical: one of the 12 apostles. Jude is another form of the name.

Thaddeus has 15 variant forms: Tad, Tadd, Taddeo, Taddeusz, Tadeo, Tadio, Tadzio, Thad, Thaddaios, Thaddaos, Thaddaeus, Thaddaus, Thaddius, Thadeus and Thady.

Baby names that sound like Thaddeus are Thadeus, Thaddius, Thaddaus and Thaddaeus.

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Popularity of Thaddeus

Thaddeus is a somewhat popular first name for men (#611 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Thaddeus
Popularity of Thaddeus