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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. THAY-aw-den  [key]
Other Forms FormsTheoden

Meaning & History

Means "king, ruler" in Old English, probably from þeud "people" and þegen "thane, warrior" This name was invented by J. R. R. Tolkien who used Old English to represent the Rohirric language. In his novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) Théoden is the king of Rohan.
Added 7/16/2007 by Kai
Edited 6/24/2016 by LMS, goricar and SeaHorse15