Theo

Gender:boy

Meaning:Gift of God

Origin:French

Pronunciation:THEE oh

Variations:Theodore, Theeo

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About Theo

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Theo is a modern twist on a traditional (and some would say rather stuffy) name. Perfect for those parents who want to preserve the meaning of the name but still have a cool and fresh name.

Detailed Meaning

Theo is a shortened version of the masculine name Theodore and has become very popular in its own right.

Famous People With This Name

Some famous bearers of Theo include: Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of United States of American, Theo Walcott, an English footballer player who is currently playing for Arsenal and Theo James, an English actor best known for his roles in the “Divergent” film series.

Possible Nicknames

Theo is already a pet form of the name Theodore, so it can be considered a nickname in its own right. However, since it is related to Theodore, a related nickname could be Teddy.

Related Names

A possible alternative spellings is Theeo. Of course, it is also closely related to Theodore and its variants, including Teddy.

Stories Featuring This Name

Fictional characters named Theo include: Theo Raeken, the villain in MTV’s television series, “Teen Wolf.” Theo Huxtable is a character from the American sitcom “The Cosby Show, “played by Malcolm-Jamal Warner. Theo Decker is the main character of Donna Tartt’s novel, “The Goldfinch.”

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