I like this version of Theodore more than the original, thanks to the Dr. Seuss connection.
Usage: German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Czech, Slovak, Finnish, Romanian, English (Rare)Pronounced: TEH-o-to (German), TEH-uw-daw (Swedish), TEH-o-dho (Danish), TEH-o-dor (Czech, Finnish), teh-O-dor (Romanian), THEE-ə-dawr (English)Meaning: Form of Theodoros (see THEODORE) used in several languages. A famous bearer was American children's book creator behind the Cat in the Hat and the Grinch, Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991), who is better known as Dr. Seuss.
Dr. Seuss, the man behind the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and others, was born as Theodor S. Geisel.
Variant of Theodore.
Theodor (1526-1534) was the son of William IV, Duke of Bavaria and his wife Jakobaea.
This name derives from the Greek words ΘΕΟΣ-ΔΩΡΟ= gift of God.
Name in use also in contemporary greek.
Opera singer Dagmar Pecková and musician Klaus Schiesser have a son Theodor.
Theodor Herzl (1860-1904), founder of modern Zionism. He was a journalist on a Vienna newspaper when he first conceived his dream.
Listen to the German pronunciation of Theodor here:
Famous bearers:
Actor Theodor Pištěk, born 13 June 1895, Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. Date of Death: 5 August 1960, Mukařov, Czechoslovakia.
Costume Designer Theodor Pištěk jr., born 25 October 1932, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Theodor´s pet forms: Theo, Ted, Theod, Dorko, Thodor.
Also used in Romania. [noted -ed]
It´s also Czech and Slovak. [noted -ed]
Name Day: 23th September.

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