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Theodora Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Theodora is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Theodora is "G-d's gift".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "gift of G-d".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 2246  in baby name popularity for girls with 83 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Theodora Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Theodora has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Theodora to other names.


The name Theodore derives from the French form of the Greek name Theodoros. It is composed of the elements theos meaning "G-d" and doron meaning "gift". It was a name borne by several saints.


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Related Names

Theodora is a form of the name Theodore.

The names Feodora, Teodora are all forms of Theodora.

Theodora has the diminutives (nicknames) Thea, Theda.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Theodora in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Theodora.

Just for fun, see the name Theodora in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.