Theodorus

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin form of the Greek name Θεοδωρος (Theodoros) meaning 'gift of God' (see also -us) [1] [2] [3] [4]

First element (Θεο-), see Teo:

Greek θεος (theos) = 'god'

Last element (-δωρος ), see DOR:

Greek δωρον (doron) = 'gift'

2) "Latinised" form of Tord (see Þórfreðr) [2]

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See also Feodor, Ted, Tede, Thedor, Teo, Teodoro, Teuvo, Thaddeus, Tiutôĸ, Todor

For female forms see Theodine, Theodora

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Theodorus
Genitive: Theodorus'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Theodorus
Genitive: Theodoruksen
Partitive: Theodorusta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Theodorus
Genitive: Theodorus'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Theodorus
Genitive: Theodorus' / Theodorus

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
27 101 0 0 27 101
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
84 0 0
n.a.
84
Denmark Denmark[7]
16
n.a.
0
n.a.
16
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
9
n.a.
0
n.a.
9
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
0 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Theodorus.


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/