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pinWhat does Theobald mean?

Theobald /theo-bald/ [3 sylls.] 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".


Theobald has 16 variants: Dietbald, Dietbold, Ted, Teddy, Teobaldo, Thebault, Theo, Thibaud, Thibault, Thibaut, Tibold, Tiebold, Tiebout, Tybald, Tybalt and Tybault.

Kreatif forms: Tatheobald, Thebald, Theobaldta. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Theobald and related names. Theo (#509 in 2014), Teddy and Ted are the popular variation forms of Theobald (not ranked). These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5713%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.1637%, down 71.4%), with the forms Ted and Teddy becoming less in vogue. Theo (#509) is the most fashionable birth name here, and there is also a rekindling in birth name popularity for this name. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ted, Teddy, Theo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Teddy, Theo outside U.S.