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What does Tod mean?

Tod Pronunciation of Tod [tod] as a boys' name is of Middle English derivation, and Tod means "fox". Tod is an alternate form of Todd (Middle English).

Associated with: fox (wolf).


Creative forms:
(male) Teid, Tood, ..

(female) Toda, Tody, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tod Rodolfo (T.R.), ..

How popular is Tod?

Tod is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#944 out of 1220, Top 77%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#70679 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Tod was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #400 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular alternative form of Tod is Todd (#980 last year). These relations of Tod reached the apex of their popularity 55 years ago (usage of 0.7%) and are now significantly less popular, with forms such as Todd becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tod, Todd in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tod is alike in pronunciation to Tad, Tadd, Ted and Tedd. Other recommended names are Dod, Rod, Tom, Ton, Tor and Tov. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tod.

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