Comments for the name Theodore


Comments for THEODORE:

The son on The Cosby Show, Theo.
-- Anonymous User  12/13/2005
This was one of the chipmunks off of "Alvin and the Chipmunks".
-- claraelizabethann  4/19/2006
Theo is a cool sounding name. I like the meaning of this name.
-- Anonymous User  5/27/2006
Famous perosn is Theodore Geisel, aka Dr. Suess.
-- lauren_somebody  6/29/2006
Theodore Nott, a introverted Slytherin in the Harry Potter novels. Also, I love this name. It just well, reeks of class and sophistication, and has got such heavy meaning to it. I love it!
-- Zai  8/26/2006
I like this name; I wish I didn't always think of the chipmunk when I hear it.
-- glaucous  9/6/2006
Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858–January 6, 1919) was the youngest man ever to become US President, being 42 when President McKinley's assassination meant he as Vice-President became President. His eldest son was also Theodore (September 13, 1887 - July 12, 1944).
-- Clesthaven  9/17/2006
I really like the name Theodore for a little boy. Some short forms of Theodore are Teddy, Ted and Theo.
-- Tito82  12/27/2006
An ancient name of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. Derived from the Ancient Greek name Theodoros. And derived from the Ancient Roman name Theodorus.
-- Anonymous User  7/23/2007
I can't believe that nobody mentioned a famous literary bearer of this name: Theodore "Laurie" Laurence from "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott.
-- Bagpiper1989  10/19/2007
This is my infant son's name. Obviously I love it - so gentlemanly and handsome with the ever affable nickname Theo. We choose our names based on how the name will carry our child through life and doors that may open for our child as a result. I can imagine a high court judge named Theodore, an artist or plumber named Theo. He can be whatever he chooses with such a versatile and eloquent name :) He is also living up to its meaning, being so truly delightful - a 'divine gift'!
-- miss  1/12/2008
Theodore "Ted" Schmidt is one of the characters on the US version of the TV show "Queer As Folk".
-- torioso  3/28/2008
Shockingly enough, this name is still quite common. This full version sounds quite pompous and old-fashioned, and I don't like the kid-like Ted and Teddy either. Besides, I can only associate this name on Ted Nugent. I can be quite negative. So sue me. Many people have ruined names for me, so he sure would!
-- slight night shiver  5/9/2008
Ted Bundy. Enough said. It also sounds like a doofus bear name.
-- Anonymous User  6/9/2008
I am a girl called Theodore. I don't mind it but, naturally, people always assume I am a boy. Everybody calls me Theo (pronounced tay-o, as my mother is French). I don't mind this name but would never name a child Theodore because it and its common nicknames (eg. Ted, Teddy) sound rather out dated, in my opinion.
-- Theodore-Lenin  7/21/2008
Ugh, the shortened Theo works for me. Theodore sounds so affected and dorky - Theodork. Theo is mature and sophisticated enough to stand alone where as the pet form Teddy does not. If I loved Theo stand alone I'd never consider Theodore for the official name. Not worth it.
-- Anonymous User  11/24/2008
That's kind of how I feel, I like Theo, hate Theodore.
-- Anonymous User  5/21/2009
I like this name quite a bit, but it is a tad long and a little old-fashioned for a kid to always go by. I greatly dislike the nicknames Ted and Theo, but I am in love with the too-cute nickname Teddy!
-- KillYourEgo  7/5/2009
American writer Dr Seuss's full name was Theodor Seuss Geisel, without the final `e`. [noted -ed]
-- Kezza  12/20/2009
Dr. Theodore John Kaczynski (b. 22nd May 1942) was a mathematician and survivalist found guilty of being the infamous Unabomber who carried out 16 bombings between 1978 and 1995. He is currently serving a life sentence without parole.

He's another Ted - maybe not a good nickname for Theodore. Cool name though.
-- SandSea  3/23/2010
I think this name sounds sounds really snobbish but I like the nickname Theo.
-- Chrila96  11/11/2010
Theodore X. Barber was a psychologist who's research provided much of what is now known about hypnosis.
-- bathos  12/27/2010
Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985) was an American science fiction author.
-- nenmo  2/23/2011
Theodore Herzl, (Hungarian) founder of Zionism, beginning the return to Israel of many European Jews.
-- pdkimball  6/13/2011
It's a good name for a boy, much better than a lot of other crap people are coming up with. But I'm not too crazy about the nickname "Teddy".
-- Black_X  8/23/2011
Theodore is one of my favourite names; of course, I may be biased. 1) it's my nephew's name and 2) I like names that are names and not nicknames or words. I'm sick and tired of boys named Hunter or Jake or Skylar or DeShawn. Theodore is regal and mature sounding, but also cute for a little boy like my nephew. While I agree that Ted isn't the most attractive nickname ever, Teddy is sweet for children and Theo is great for a teenager. When the time comes, he'll have a grown up name- Theodore- that can be taken seriously. Talk about a great name! :)
-- FullmetalSweetheart  10/9/2011
Theodore "Ted" Mosby is the protagonist in the TV show, "How I Met Your Mother."
-- Emmasj  10/10/2011
Theodore Hayes MacArthur is the son of American actress Ali Larter and her husband Hayes MacArthur.
-- Anonymous User  12/12/2011
A diminutive name can also be Teddy from "Little Women".
-- Anonymous User  12/17/2011
Nice name. I also like the nicknames Teddy and Theo.
-- Amanda_M87  2/25/2012
This name is really overrated in my opinion. Almost everyone who wants a classy, traditional name calls their son Theodore, and it almost inevitably gets shortened to Theo. I have the same problem with Alexander and Benjamin. Perfectly fine names, but ruined by their obvious nicknames.
-- the_awesome_elf  3/2/2012
Theodore "Theo" was the only son of Heathcliff and Clair Huxtable on the American TV series "The Cosby Show". Theo had four sisters: Sondra, Denise, Vanessa, and Rudy.
-- Anonymous User  3/19/2012
In my country Ethiopia the name is very popular after Emperor Tewodros II. It is my recommendation to include Ethiopia under other languages considering the pronunciation as Tewodros. [noted -ed]
-- Tewodros  5/20/2012
Theodore is a very classic name, I like it a lot. I don't like the nickname Ted too much, but I like Teddy. My friend said she knows a little boy named Theodore who goes by teddy, and I thought that was adorable! It's good to see there are still children with classic, vintage names rather than crap like Caden or Liam.
-- Anonymous User  1/19/2013
Theodore Cleaver, aka Beaver, from the classic sitcom "Leave it to Beaver".
-- RoseWeasley95  5/26/2013
In the book 18, Pete's 10 year old son is named Theodore. He is often called Teddy.
-- Anonymous User  7/15/2013
Purely adorable. This name is so sweet, and sadly underused nowadays. I can see it getting more popular with the uprise in popularity of old fashioned names. We are considering naming our twin son Theodore, he would either be called by his full name or Teddy =)
-- .Lily.  8/16/2013
I like this name a lot, it's so handsome and sophisticated. I also love the nicknames Theo and Teddy.
-- Erme Ioainna  10/10/2013
I like this name a lot, because the nickname "Teddy" fits either a child or an adult. But if an adult wants to go back to Theodore they also have that choice.
I think it sounds nice, simple, masculine. I like it. I would consider naming a son this.
-- Gio123  10/16/2013
I recently conducted a tournament of 320 male names on this site and Theodore won 3rd place.
-- Icycoldhot  11/3/2013
I love this handsome, strong name. :)
-- LoveHeartKawaii  8/10/2014
This name is just SO cute and timeless, I love it.
-- BuyBeerOrPayTheRent  10/4/2014
Kind of lispy, otherwise unique and beautiful.
-- Hushpuppy  12/6/2014
I love this name. I think it's really cute and spunky on a little boy. It's one of my favorite boy names, also Nathaniel. I think Nathaniel and Theodore would sound cute together as a pairing name. The only issue that I have is the chipmunk reference. I don't mind it what irks is that everyone can remember that Theodore was a chipmunk name but they don't remember that's so was Brittany, Jeanette, Eleanor and Simon was also to.
I just feel annoyed by that because why did just Theodore have to have such a derogatory reference on a name when other names from the show don't carry that? I really love Theodore and it doesn't affect my perception of the name it's just awesome! Also, my favorite nicknames are Teddy and Theo. My favorite middle names are Theodore Robert, Theodore Elliot, Theodore Grant and Theodore Alexander. Enjoy!
-- Anonymous User  2/9/2015

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