GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Θεοδωρα (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: thee-ə-DAWR-ə (English)   [key]
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.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Dora, Doreen, Doretta, Dorinda, Dorean, Dorine, Dorita (English), Dora (Greek)
MASCULINE FORMS: Theodore (English), Theodoros (Greek), Theodoros, Theodorus (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Teodora, Todorka (Bulgarian), Theda (German), Teodóra, Dóra (Hungarian), Teodora (Italian), Teodora, Todorka (Macedonian), Teodora (Polish), Teodora (Portuguese), Teodora (Romanian), Feodora, Fedora (Russian), Teodora (Serbian), Teodora (Spanish), Teodora, Tea, Thea (Swedish)
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