Theodora Name Meaning & Origin

Theodora

Pronunciation: thee-ə-DOH-rə (key)

Origin of the name Theodora:

Derived from the Greek Theodōra (God's gift), a compound name composed of the elements theos (God) and dōron (gift).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Dora, Thea, Theadora

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Nicknames for Theodora

Thea, Dora, Theda, Theo, Teddy, Thora

Meanings and history of the name Theodora
Famous real-life people named Theodora

Theodora Richards is an American model.
Theodora I (Greek: Θεοδώρα) was empress of the Byzantine Empire and perhaps the most influential and powerful woman in the Roman Empire's history
Theodora Rose Williams (b. 2012), daughter of English singer, songwriter, and actor Robbie Williams

Theodora in song, story & screen

Theodora "Teddy" Altman in Grey's Anatomy
Theodora Goes Wild is a 1936 American romantic comedy film
Theodora Dix/Speed, from the Anne series
Theodora is a telepathic lesbian character in Shirley Jackson's "The Haunting of Hill House"

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