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I like this version of Theodore more than the original, thanks to the Dr. Seuss connection.
RHAWK3935  11/20/2019
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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.
RHAWK3935  7/14/2019
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Dr. Seuss, the man behind the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and others, was born as Theodor S. Geisel.
RHAWK3935  5/24/2019
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Variant of Theodore.
RHAWK3935  5/4/2019
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Theodor (1526-1534) was the son of William IV, Duke of Bavaria and his wife Jakobaea.
CarolinW  7/18/2012
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This name derives from the Greek words ΘΕΟΣ-ΔΩΡΟ= gift of God.
Name in use also in contemporary greek.
georgev1112  9/14/2011
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Opera singer Dagmar Pecková and musician Klaus Schiesser have a son Theodor.
Emilie007  8/29/2008
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Theodor Herzl (1860-1904), founder of modern Zionism. He was a journalist on a Vienna newspaper when he first conceived his dream.
Jonquil  8/21/2008
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Listen to the German pronunciation of Theodor here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
_satu_  1/17/2008
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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.
Janika  7/20/2007
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Theodor´s pet forms: Theo, Ted, Theod, Dorko, Thodor.
Karcoolka  7/20/2007
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Also used in Romania. [noted -ed]
― Anonymous User  7/7/2007
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It´s also Czech and Slovak. [noted -ed]
Name Day: 23th September.
Karcoolka  6/25/2007

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