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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Theodore
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Theodore in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Theodore:
Records indicate that 215,537 boys in the United States have been named Theodore since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1919, when 3,423 people in the U.S. were given the name Theodore. Those people are now 100 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Theodore
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5 Positive Comments
"My boyfriends name is theodore and he is frekin HOT!" Jun. 3, 2011:
"Theodore is my name. Of course, I have always been called Ted. Some of my friends even call me Theo. Theodore is definitely a strong name and one I am very proud of. Go lightly on the "Teddy". It never sat well with me." Jan. 10, 2010:
"our first sons name is theodore and we are really happy with it! it is the perfect name for him... usually we call him theodore or teddy i dont really care for theo so much tho" Oct. 23, 2009:
"My uncle and brother are name Theodore and they are just wonderful people." Jan. 2, 2008:
"What a distinguished name! And with so many nickname options you can't go wrong!" Aug. 25, 2006:
2 Neutral Comments
"It's actually spelled "Theodor" so pls fix it I will chack again in 48 hours and if it has not been correct I will call the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Thank." Feb. 19, 2019:
"We called our son Theodore. We liked it because it was a strong name - not a family name. We haven't met one other Theodore in the 15 months since our son was born and people often comment on what a great name it is! He is full of confidence, so Theo suits him perfectly." Aug. 11, 2006:
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