What does Theobald mean?
Theobald [theobald] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Theobald is "brave people". Literary: the variant Tybalt is the name of an important character in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet".
(male) Therbald, Trenbald, ..
(female) Theoby, Theota, .. Middle name pairings:
Theobald Jethro (T.J.), ..
How popular is Theobald?
Theobald is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#7360 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the ranking of the boy name Theobald and related names. Theo (#408 in recent rankings), Teddy (#1708) and Ted are the popular variation forms of Theobald (not ranked). These relations of Theobald were popular as birth names 85 years ago (average #385) and are now significantly less widespread (#1372, ▼70%), with forms such as Ted going out of style. Theo is the most fashionable birth name here. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Bernald, Derald, Donald▼, Everald, Fernald, Gerald▼, Gerrald, Jerald▼, Jerrald, Leopold, Mcdonald, Reinald, Reynald, Roald, Ronald▼, Sewald, Siegwald, Teofil, Teofilo, Terrall, Thad▼, Theodon, Theodor, Theodore, Theodric, Theon, Theophile, Thobey, Thobie, Thoby, Thole, Thoma, Thomas▼, Thorald, Thornly, Thorold, Thorvald, Tobal, Torald and Trumball (see Trumble). These names tend to be more commonly used than Theobald.See names in meaning and etymology.