Gender Masculine
Usage Welsh

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of the medieval Welsh name Tudur, possibly from a hypothetical Celtic name *Toutorīxs meaning "ruler of the people" (cognate with Theodoric). As a surname it was borne by five monarchs of England beginning with Henry VII in the 15th century. These monarchs were descended from Owain ap Maredudd ap Tudur, a Welsh nobleman.

Related Names

VariantTudur
Other Languages & CulturesTudur(Medieval Welsh)
Same SpellingTudor 2

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Entry updated January 21, 2022