Theodora: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Theodora

Theodora

Pronunciation: thee-ə-DOH-rə (key)

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).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Dora, Thea

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This is my daughter's middle name. Her full name is Kirsten Theodora. I love that it's a bit old-fashioned, but still beautiful. She's named after my grandmother Teddy (Theodora).

My daughter's middle name. She is Lillian Theodora. I just love both names and it's sentimental for me and for my husband.

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Thea, Dora, Theda, Theo, Teddy, Thora

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Theodora Richards is an American model.
Theodora I (Greek: Θεοδώρα) was empress of the Byzantine Empire and perhaps the most influential and powerful woman in the Roman Empire's history

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Theodora "Teddy" Altman in Grey's Anatomy
Theodora Goes Wild is a 1936 American romantic comedy film

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