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What does Theodosius mean?

Theodosius Pronunciation of Theodosius [theo-do-sius] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and Theodosius means "God's gift". Theodosius is a version of Theodore (Greek): from Theodorus.

Associated with: greek, gift.


Theodosius has 1 variant: Theodosios.

1 more different relation via Theodore: Theodorus.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Theodosius Rudra (T.R.), ..

How popular is Theodosius?

Theodosius is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Theodosius is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Theodosius (not in Top 2000) is Theodore (#99 the previous year). Adoption of this relation of Theodosius was more pronounced among parents during 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.48%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.22%, 54.7%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Theodore in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Theodore outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aleksius, Aloisius, Aloysius, Ambrosius, Celsius, Dionysius, Gervasius, Gregorius, Honorius (see Honore), Methodius, Modestus, Procopius, Teodoor, Teodor, Teodorico, Teodoro, Terrius, Thaddaeus, Thaddaios, Thaddaus, Thaddeus, Thaddius, Thadeus, Thanasis, Thedric, Thedrick, Theodon, Theodor, Theodoric, Theodric, Theophile, Theophilus, Theseus, Thonus and Zenobius. These names tend to be more frequently used than Theodosius.

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