Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements theod meaning "people" (Old High German diota, Old Frankish þeoda) and hart meaning "hard, firm, brave, hardy". This name was borne by a 7th-century Frankish saint and martyr, a bishop of Maastricht.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTjaart(Afrikaans) Tjeerd(Dutch) Tjaard, Tjeerd(Frisian) Diethard(German)
User SubmissionThéodard


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1432.
Entry added December 7, 2022