Theodosia Name Meaning & Origin

Theodosia

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Docia, Dosia, Dosie, Doshie, Teodosia, Theda, Theo, Tossa and Tossia

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From the Greek Theodosios, god (theos) + giving (dosis), thus "giving to god"

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St Theodosia of Constantinople, Orthodox saint and martyr
Theodosia, Byzantine princess and empress consort of Leo V the Armenian
Theodosia Burr Alston, devoted daughter of Aaron Burr
Theodosia Burr Goodman, real name of Theda Bara, silent film actress
Theodosia Hawkins-Magill, Countess of Clanwilliam, Anglo-Irish heiress and landowner
Theodosia, pen name of Anne Steele, English Baptist hymn writer

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Anya Seton wrote an historical novel "My Theodosia" (1941).
Theodosia, name of the baby born to teen mom Molly Ringwald in the 1988 film "For Keeps" (she was named after her father's grandmother and called Thea for short)
Theodosia Throckmorton, heroine of a series of books by R.L. LaFever
"Dear Theodosia," a song from the 2015 musical Hamilton

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