Gender Feminine
Scripts Θεοδώρα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. thee-ə-DAWR-ə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Theodore. This name was common in the Byzantine Empire, being borne by several empresses including the influential wife of Justinian in the 6th century.

Related Names

DiminutivesDora, Dorean, Doreen, Doretta, Dorinda, Dorine(English) Dora(Greek)
Masculine FormsTheodore(English) Theodoros(Greek) Theodoros, Theodorus(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesTeodora, Dora, Todorka(Bulgarian) Théodora, Théa(French) Dorinda(Galician) Theda(German) Teodóra, Dóra, Dorina(Hungarian) Theódóra, Dóra(Icelandic) Teodora, Dora, Doretta, Fedora(Italian) Teodora, Todorka(Macedonian) Teodora(Polish) Teodora, Dora(Portuguese) Teodora(Romanian) Fedora, Feodora(Russian) Teodora, Dora(Serbian) Teodora, Dora, Dorita(Spanish) Teodora, Thea(Swedish)
Same SpellingThéodora, Theódóra
User SubmissionTheodóra


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Byzantine empress Theodora, from the Church of San Vitale in RavennaByzantine empress Theodora, from the Church of San Vitale in Ravenna


Entry updated May 29, 2020