Theodora

Theodora - A very unique female name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Theodora, meaning gift of God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #674. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Theodora and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Theodora? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Theodora. The baby girl name Theodora was given to 25 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2731 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 56,530 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Theodora peaked in popularity 80 years ago in 1937 on position 524.



Famous with this name

Theodora Dunlap
Theodora Thurman
Theodora Samsona


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Theodora is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Theodora is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,475 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,745.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Theodora is where you live.


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Theodora origin and meaning

Theodora is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means gift of God. To see famous people named Theodora, pop culture references for the name Theodora and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Theodora

We've found the following names that sound similar to Theodora, sorted by popularity.

Tara / Terri / Terry / Teri / Tori / Tiara / Terrie / Tierra / Terra / Tyra /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122731
20112401
20103648
20093324
20083707
20072955
20063736
20053804
20042944
20033204
20023298
20012592
20003701
19992316
19982170
19962319
19952226
19942239
19932259
19922764
19914110
19902704
19892364
19882591
19871793
19862033
19852196
19842535
19832302
19822078
19813685
19802062
19792655
19783404
19772905
19762003
19751659
19741776
19731849
19721707
19711818
19702425
19691728
19682358
19671322
19661377
19651809
19641228
19631284
19621322
19611186
19601245
19591042
19581175
19571233
19561058
1955973
19541009
1953876
1952828
1951994
1950961
1949765
1948740
1947712
1946718
1945608
1944679
1943660
1942539
1941590
1940604
1939599
1938579
1937524
1936939
1935772
1934822
1933693
1932647
1931635
1930671
1929606
1928591
1927572
1926698
1925639
1924542
1923563
1922579
1921557
1920584
1919646
1918571
1917601
1916622
1915641
1914666
1913659
1912835
1911666
1910674

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1475
California1745

Even more about Theodora


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Theodora a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Theodora?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1937
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Theodora
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 56,530
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +25

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