Given Name TUDOR (1)

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Welsh

Meaning & History

Welsh form of the old Celtic name Teutorigos, 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.

Categories

surnames
VARIANT: Tudur
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Teutorigos (Ancient Celtic), Theoderich, Theodoricus, Theudoricus, Theutrich, Þiudreiks (Ancient Germanic), Diederik, Tijmen, Dick, Diede, Diederick, Dirk, Ties (Dutch), Dederick, Derrick, Dirk (English), Thierry (French), Durk, Tiede (Frisian), Diederich, Dietrich, Dierk, Dirk, Thilo, Till, Tillo, Tilo (German), Theodoric (History), Tielo (Medieval German)
SAME SPELLING: Tudor (2)
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