Theophil name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Theophil mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Theophil

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Alt. Meaning

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

P is for pure, the spiritual side of you.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

L is for life, that you live so well.

Notable Persons Named Theophil

Notable Persons Named Theophil

Theophil Henry Hildebrandt

Theophil Henry Hildebrandt was a in the field of mathematician. Theophil was born on July 24th, 1888 in Dover, Ohio. He left this life on October 9th, 1980.

Theophil Wurm

Theophil was born on December 7th, 1868. He breathed his last breath on January 28th, 1953.

Theophil Sprecher von Bernegg

Theophil was born on April 27th, 1850. He left this life on December 6th, 1927.

Theophil Friedrich Christen

Theophil was born on April 15th, 1879. He passed away on May 6th, 1920.

Theophil Spoerri

Theophil was born on June 10th, 1890 in La Chaux-de-Fonds. He breathed his last breath on December 24th, 1974.

Theophil Mitchell Prudden

Theophil was born in 1849. He left this life in 1924.


Fun Facts about the name Theophil

  • How Popular is the name Theophil? Theophil is the 27,933rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Theophil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 197 babies born with the first name Theophil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Theophil to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Theophil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Theophil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Theophil is Monday, April 4th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Theophil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Theophil was in 1915 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Theophil: The name spelled backwards is Lihpoeht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ptlhoieh. How do you pronounce that?
  • Theophil name meaning

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