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 Ulises (T.U.), ..
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. 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.