Thaddeus

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Latinised form of the Greek name Θαδδαιος (Thaddaios) of uncertain meaning. Theories include:

1) Greek spelling of an Aramaic version of a short form of a Greek name:

1a) Θεοδωρος (Theodoros) (see Theodorus) [1] [2] [3]
1b) Θεοδοτος (Theodotos) = 'given to god' [1]

2) Greek name meaning: 'praise' [4]

3) Greek form of an Aramaic name meaning 'brave' [5]

4) Greek form of the Aramaic name Thaddai meaning 'heart' [3]

Related Names

Taddeus
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Thaddeus
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See also Tadas (Lithuanian) and Tadeusz (Polish)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Thaddeus
Genitive: Thaddeus'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Thaddeus
Genitive: Thaddeus' / Thaddeus

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 0 12 22
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 4 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 4
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [9]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Thaddeus.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  4. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  5. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi