Given Name TUDOR (1)

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.
VARIANT: Tudur
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Toutorix (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 SPELLING: Tudor (2)

Categories

kings, power, royalty, surnames
Entry updated May 31, 2018