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Gender Masculine
Usage Welsh

Meaning & History

From the older Welsh name Tudur, possibly from the hypothetical Celtic name Toutorix meaning "ruler of the people" (cognate with THEODORIC). As a surname it was borne by five monarchs of England beginning with Henry VII in the 15th century.
Other Languages & CulturesToutorix(Ancient Celtic) Theoderich, Theodoricus, Theudoricus, Theutrich, Þiudreiks(Ancient Germanic) Diederik, Tijmen, Dick, Diede, Diederick, Dirk, Ties(Dutch) Dederick, Derrick(English) Thierry(French) Diederich, Dietrich(German) Theodoric(History) Tielo(Medieval German)
Same SpellingTudor (2)


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