Given Name THEODORA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Θεοδωρα (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: thee-ə-DAWR-ə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of THEODORE. This name was common in the Byzantine Empire, being borne by several empresses including the influential wife of Justinian in the 6th century.

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DIMINUTIVES: Dora, Dorean, Doreen, Doretta, Dorinda, Dorine, Dorita (English), Dora (Greek)
MASCULINE FORMS: Theodore (English), Theodoros (Greek), Theodoros, Theodorus (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Teodora, Todorka (Bulgarian), Theda (German), Teodóra, Dóra, Dorina (Hungarian), Theódóra, Dóra (Icelandic), Teodora (Italian), Teodora, Todorka (Macedonian), Teodora (Polish), Teodora (Portuguese), Teodora (Romanian), Feodora, Fedora (Russian), Teodora (Serbian), Teodora (Spanish), Teodora, Tea, Thea (Swedish)
SAME SPELLING: Theódóra
USER SUBMISSIONS: Théodora, Theodóra