Theo - Meaning of Theo

What does Theo mean?

[ 2 syll. (t)heo, th-eo ] The baby girl name Theo is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being slightly more popular. It is pronounced -THIY-ow in English or TEY-ow in Dutch †. Theo is of Old Greek origin and it is used mainly in English. Theo is a shortening of the English, German, and Greek Theodora.

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Theo is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1902, 0.013% of baby girls were named Theo. It had a ranking of #557 then. The baby name has seen a marked drop in frequency since then, and is of only irregular use now. Within all girl names in its family, Theo was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Although there were times from 1918 to 1924 that Theo was more popular with girls, today it is somewhat used more commonly as a boy name. There were 8.065% more boys than girls who were named Theo in 1929.

Baby names that sound like Theo include Tahai, Taiah, Tannee, Tanny, Tarri, Tati, Tatie, Tatty, Tatu, Tawa, Taya, Tea, Teah, Teddee, Teddey, Teddi, Teddie, Teddy, Tetty, and Thadie.

† Pronunciation for Theo: TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"

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