Theda name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Theda

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  1. 2 submissions from Florida, U.S. agree the name Theda means "Gift of God" and is of Greek origin.
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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Theda

Notable Persons Named Theda

Theda Bara

Theda Bara was an actress. Her career lasted from 1908 to 1926. Theda was given the name Theodosia Burr Goodman on July 29th, 1885 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. She passed away on April 7th, 1955.

Theda Skocpol

Theda Skocpol is a scientist in the fields of civic engagement, comparative sociology, and historical institutionalism. Theda was born on May 4th, 1947 in Detroit.

Lynne Roberts

Lynne Roberts was an actress. Her career lasted from 1936 to 1936. Lynne was given the name Theda Mae Roberts on November 22nd, 1922 in El Paso, Texas, U.S. She passed away on April 1st, 1978.

Theda Ukena

Theda was born as the child of Uko Fockena in 1432. Theda is also known as Theda Ukena. She left this life on November 16th, 1494.

Theda Marshall

Theda Marshall was a baseball player for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Theda was born on April 24th, 1925 in Canton, South Dakota. She breathed her last breath on October 13th, 2005.


Fun Facts about the name Theda

  • How Popular is the name Theda? Theda is the 3,304th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Theda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,546 babies born with the first name Theda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Theda to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Theda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Theda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Theda is Thursday, November 7th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Theda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Theda was in 1919 with a total of 356 babies.
  • Random Theda Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Theda is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Texas have the same name in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Theda: The name spelled backwards is Adeht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Dtaeh. How do you pronounce that?
  • Theda name meaning

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