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What does Theophile mean?

Theophile Pronunciation of Theophile [theophile] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the name Theophile means "loved by God". Theophile is an alternate spelling of Theophilus (Greek).

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Middle name pairings:
Theophile Tyree (T.T.), ..

How popular is Theophile?

Theophile is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#75695 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Theophile reached its highest position of #1031 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Theophile name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular related form of Theophile is Theophilus. Adoption of these relations of Theophile reached its most widespread 135 years ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Theophile, Theophilus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Theophile and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Temple, Teofil, Teofilo, Theobald, Theodore, Theodric, Thobie and Thole. These names tend to be more frequently used than Theophile.

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