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Tudor

What does Tudor mean?

Tudor Pronunciation of Tudor [tu-dor] as a boys' name is of Welsh and Greek origin, and the meaning of Tudor is "God's gift". Variant of Theodore. Famous as the name of the English dynasty of kings.

Associated with: greek, gift, famous, kings.

Variations

13 related forms via Theodore: Fedor, Feodor, Fyodor, Teador, Ted, Teddy, Tedor, Teodoor, Teodor, Teodoro, Theo, Theodor and Todor.

Creative forms:
(male) Toudor, Tudors, ..

(female) Tudea, Tudy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tudor Theodore (T.T.), ..

How popular is Tudor?

Tudor is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#5537 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Tudor (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Ted, Teddy (#1708 in 2015), Teodoro, Theo (#408), Theodor and Theodore (#99). Usage of these relations of Tudor was well-received among parents in the 1900s (average #883) and has become much lower since (#1369, 55%), with versions such as Ted becoming less fashionable. Theodore is a constant favorite, although Theo seems to be gaining favor too. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ted, Teddy, Teodoro, Theo, Theodor, Theodore in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Andor, Eldor, Tabor, Talor, Tavor, Thor, Tibor, Tor, Tylor and Vidor. Like Tudor, these names are not commonly used.

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