What does Theobald mean?
Theobald /theo-bald/ 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".
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)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Theobald and related names. Theo (#509 in recent rankings), Teddy and Ted are the popular variation forms of Theobald (not ranked). These relations of Theobald were popular as birth names 84 years ago (average #428) and are now significantly less widespread (#836, ▼71%), with forms such as Ted falling out of style. Theo is the most fashionable birth name here, and there is also a rekindling in birth name popularity for this name. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
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Recommended similar baby 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. These names tend to be more commonly used than Theobald.