Teddy Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Theodora:
Derived from the Greek Theodōra (God's gift), a compound name composed of the elements theos (God) and dōron (gift).
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Teddy is a cute nickname for Theodora, but I think it's better on boys. Dolly for girls!
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My step-niece's name. She is extremely hyper but has always been beautiful.
My twin sister's name is Theoline, a cross betwen my dad's mom, Theodora and my mom's mom, Caroline. She's knock-out beautiful and always called Teddy. Teddy's a really cute name, indicating a tomboy kind of character, but if you know a Teddy, you'll of her when you hear the name, so tomboy isn't really a constant perception.
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Teddy/Teddi itself can be a nickname for Theodora or Thaddeus.
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Thaddeus "Teddy" Ann Bensimon, daughter of French fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon and ex-wife (reality star) Kelly Killoren
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Teddy Duncan (played by Bridget Mendler) in Disney's 'Good Luck Charlie.'
Teddy Altman from 'Grey's Anatomy'