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GenderMasculine
UsageWelsh

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.
VariantTudur
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)

Categories

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