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Todd is the fox on the Disney movie The Fox and the Hound.
-- Anonymous User  11/24/2005
@ Anonymous User who posted 11/24/2005 The character in The Fox and the Hound does have this as his name however it's actually spelled with only one 'd' at the end.
-- Anonymous User  8/31/2014
This is the name of my first son. It suits him to a T. We chose it before he was born and for some reason he came out ginger. Hehe, bit of a coincidence.
-- leigh.r  11/30/2005
The word "Tod" literally translates to the word "Death" in German.
-- Anonymous User  12/15/2005
Todd is the name of Ethan Hawke's character in the film "Dead Poets Society".
-- Anonymous User  12/21/2005
The reason I named my dog Todd was because he was hunting and catching crickets in the field when we found him, and that made me think of the little hound-dog "Copper" from "The Fox and the Hound". But I didn't like the name Copper so I named him Todd after the fox instead.
-- Arowen Half-Elven  12/24/2005
I think this is a wonderful name, because I had a friend named Todd who was a very nice person and when I hear the name, I think of him, so I think the name is great!
-- Anonymous User  4/5/2006
Todd Flanders is a character on The Simpsons.
-- Tudor  6/14/2006
Weird, I always thought this was a nickname for Theodore, for some reason.
-- Anonymous User  7/11/2006
Todd Fink (Baechle) is from the band The Faint.
-- Anonymous User  11/11/2006
Todd Agnew is a Christian music artist.
-- Anonymous User  11/11/2006
On the Disney channel show The Replacements Rileys little brother's name is Todd.
-- Anonymous User  8/22/2007
Dr. Todd "The Todd" Quinlan is an extremely perverse surgeon on the show "Scrubs".
-- pandasayscynical  12/28/2007
This has always sounded like the name of idiotic macho guys, or ever since the 90s, when I watched Beavis and Butthead, and this was the name of such a guy, anyway. I don't know why, but it just doesn't sound very intelligent.
-- slight night shiver  5/10/2008
Fabulous name. I'm a little biased because it's my husband's name. He fits his name well. "Todd" is concise but strong sounding, it's a name that doesn't need to go on and on. That's how he is. Very intelligent, a strong leader, but he can be gentle and kind as well.

It's funny how short names like Todd end up getting enlongated for nickname's sake. He's had people close to him call him "Todd-o", "Todder", etc., though he doesn't care much for any of those nicknames. :)
-- mom2zeke  5/18/2008
My husband also gets many [somtimes unwelcome] nicknames from me, his friends, and his family. Ex: Toddzilla, Toddness, Todd the Bod, Toddle, Odd Todd, and in grade school, for some reason "Toddy Potty". Definitely the most unappreciated.
-- Daisy Miller  7/28/2008
With this name I picture a simple, but mildly clever, boy from the country. It's very charming.
-- not_another_Jessica  11/28/2008
My husband and I were debating last night whether "Todd" was short for anything. I thought maybe it was short for "Theodore" or something like that. Guess he was right! By the way, neither of us like this name all that much. It's a little boring.
-- emily  7/8/2009
I'm not that keen on this name. It's sadly been over-Americanised, in my opinion, but I like the 'fox' meaning. And a famous bearer of this name is a character from the Beatrix Potter series of children's books, who is named Mr. Tod. He is a fox in The Tale of Mr. Tod. The only difference is it is obviously spelt with one d, but I thought it appropriate to put it here, because they both mean the same thing.
-- walesgal92  10/18/2009
Todd the Wraith from Stargate Atlantis, played by Christopher Heyerdahl. Given the character's personality, I think Sheppard picked a very appropriate name for him.
-- Atarah Derek  12/29/2009
In the video game "Death Jr." the son of Death is named Todd due to the Germanic translation of the name, meaning "death".
-- Anonymous User  4/21/2010
I like this name. Short, simple, but still has strength. I can also see this on both a boy, and a man.
-- erb816  7/7/2010
I have always thought of a hot, brown haired dude who is a jock and wears a lot of green and has a great white smile and is very nice.. when I hear this name :) Good name!
-- xxlovedisxx  5/13/2011
I don't recommend this name. My ex-boyfriend's name was Todd and he caught all kinds of grief. I think this name is best to stay back in the 1970s and early 1980s.
-- GibsonGirl  9/14/2011
This is my middle name, and I hate it! It's the first syllable of toddler or an odd kind of toad. It sounds like it should be a word. This combined with a too-popular first name are why I want to change my name.
-- I Hate Top Ten  2/2/2012
Todd Beamer was the passenger on Flight 93 who said the now famous words "Let's Roll".
-- bedamijo  9/2/2012
A famous bearer is Todd Haberkorn (b. August 16, 1982) who is an American voice actor who has provided the dub voices for anime and video games. He's well-known for his roles in the dubs of Fairy Tail, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Baccano!, Ouran High School Host Club, and many others.
-- sunshinechild67  11/10/2012
Todd Kelly is a famous V8 Supercar driver in Australia. He's competed in the Bathurst 1000, and he races for Jack Daniels Racing.
-- emilydominko  11/28/2013
Todd Wyndham is a character in Julie Kagawa's Iron Fey spin-off book called The Lost Prince.
-- LoveHeartKawaii  5/17/2014
I never knew it meant fox in English or Death in German when spelled with one d, which interestingly enough the person who said Tod in The Fox and The Hound was spelled with one d was right. I kind of figured this name was used when a parent forgot the fact that a child is only a "Toddler" for so long, kids grow up fast. I know because my sweet little brother did and I was in absolutely no way ready for him to turn 18 last August.

Now knowing it is not a name derived from the word Toddler, I think I like it better, though I am not certain because I have German family and "Death" as a meaning for such a nice name is not great. So, I would probably never end up using this personally, but I think it is Charming, considering Fox and The Hound was one of those movies I used to watch over and over every day as a child, driving my sister mad, ha!
-- Crimson Firelily  10/22/2014

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