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Theophile name meaning

First Name
216
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
375
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Theophile

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Greek
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French
13%
English
13%

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Wiktionary

Borrowed from Latin Theophilus, itself borrowed from Ancient Greek Θεόφιλος (Theóphilos).

  1. (biblical) Theophilus (addressee in the New Testament)
  2. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Theophile

Notable Persons Named Theophile

Théophile Gautier

Théophile Gautier was a writer. Théophile was given the name Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier on August 30th, 1811 in Tarbes, France. He breathed his last breath on October 23rd, 1872.

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Théophile de Donder

Théophile de Donder was a in the fields of physicist and mathematician. Théophile was born on August 19th, 1872 in Brussels. He passed away on May 11th, 1957.

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Théophile Ferré

Théophile was born on May 6th, 1845. He breathed his last breath on November 28th, 1871.

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Theophile Wahis

Theophile was born on April 27th, 1844. He breathed his last breath on January 26th, 1921.

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Theophile Thore-Burger

Theophile was born on June 23rd, 1807. He died on April 30th, 1869.

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Théophile Hamel

Théophile Hamel was a in the field of painting. Théophile was born on November 8th, 1817 in Sainte-Foy, Quebec City. He passed away on December 23rd, 1870.

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  • Théophile Emmanuel Duverger
  • Theophile De Bock
  • Théophile Deyrolle
  • Théophile Poilpot
  • Théophile Marie Brébant
  • Théophile Alexis Durand
  • Theophile Laforge
  • Theophile Marion Dumersan
  • Théophile Ysaÿe
  • Théophile Bellando de Castro
  • Theophile Bovy
  • Theophile Bruguier
  • Théophile de Lantsheere
    President of the Chamber of Representatives
  • Théophile François Marcel Bra
    Sculptor

Notable Persons With the Last Name Theophile

Notable Persons With the Last Name Theophile

Steeve Theophile

Steeve was born on September 9th, 1980 in Paris.

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Pascal Theophile

Pascal was born on February 22nd, 1970 in Pointe-à-Pitre.

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Tyrone Theophile

Tyrone was born on August 12th, 1989 in Dominica.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Theophile U.S.
  White 10.13% 64.26%
  African American 84.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Theophile

People with the last name Theophile are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Theophile

  • How Popular is the name Theophile? Theophile is the 26,685th most popular name of all time. As a last name Theophile was the 54,864th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Theophile have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 216 babies born with the first name Theophile in the United States. That's more than enough people named Theophile 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 Theophile? 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 Theophile first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Theophile is Saturday, June 20th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Theophile born? The highest recorded use of the first name Theophile was in 1928 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Theophile Factoid: According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Theophile is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name in 1936.
  • Weird things about the name Theophile: The name spelled backwards is Elihpoeht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oteelihph. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Theophile? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 375 people with the last name Theophile.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Theophile? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Theophile as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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