Titus name meaning

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

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Origin and Meaning of Titus

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Canada and the United States agree the name Titus means "Gift of God" and is of German origin.
  2. A user from Nigeria says the name Titus means "Given by god".
  3. A submission from Swaziland says the name Titus means "Title of honor" and is of Roman origin.
  4. A submission from Kenya says the name Titus means "Protecter".
  5. According to a user from Washington, U.S., the name Titus is of Greek origin and means "Defender".
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  1. A New Testament book containing Saint Paul's epistle to Titus; contains advice on pastoral matters
  2. Emperor of Rome; son of Vespasian (39-81)
  3. A Greek disciple and helper of Saint Paul

Borrowed from Latin Titus, a Roman and Sabine praenomen meaning 'strong; of the giants'.

  1. The seventeenth book of the New Testament of the Bible, the epistle to Titus.
    Synonyms: Tit. (abbreviation), Tts (abbreviation)
  2. An early Christian, the addressee of the aforementioned epistle.
  3. A male given name from Latin.

Titus was also found in the following language(s): Catalan and Latin

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Notable Persons Named Titus

Notable Persons Named Titus


Titus is a monarch. He was most prominent from 1979 to 1981.

Titus Welliver

Titus Welliver is an actor and painter. He has had major accomplishments since 1990. Titus was given the name Titus B. Welliver on March 12th, 1961 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

Titus O'Neil

Titus was born on April 29th, 1977 in Boynton Beach, Florida. Titus is also known as Bullard, Thaddeus Michael; Bullard, and Thaddeus M..

Titus Livius

Titus Livius is a history historian. Titus was born in Patavium, Adriatic Veneti.

Titus Lucretius Carus

Titus Lucretius Carus was a philosopher. Titus was born in -99. He left this life in -55.

Titus Pullo

Titus Pullo is a military person.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Titus

Notable Persons With the Last Name Titus


Titus is a monarch. He was most prominent from 1979 to 1981.

Christopher Titus

Christopher Titus is a comedian and actor. Christopher was given the name Christopher Todd Titus on October 1st, 1964 in Castro Valley, California, U.S.

Craig Michael Titus

Craig Michael Titus is a bodybuilder. Craig was born on January 14th, 1965 in Wyandotte, Michigan.

Dina Titus

Dina Titus is an office holder. Dina was born on May 23rd, 1950 in Thomasville, Georgia.

Rhett Titus

Rhett was born on September 15th, 1987 in Forked River, New Jersey, United States. Rhett is also known as Titus and Everett Lawrence.

Mark "The Shark" Titus

He was most active from 2006 to 2010. Mark was born on June 25th, 1987 in Brownsburg, Indiana.

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  • Calvin Pearl Titus
  • Honor Titus
  • Alan Titus
  • Tobin Titus
  • Robert Cyrus Titus
  • Lydia Yeamans Titus
  • Hermon F. Titus
  • Richard D. Titus
  • Jonathon Titus
  • Silas Titus
  • John Titus
  • Murray Thurston Titus
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Common last names for Titus

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Hill
  • Martin
  • Mitchell
  • Landis

Common first names for Titus

  • Mary
  • John
  • William
  • James
  • George
  • Dorothy
  • Helen
  • Margaret
  • Paul
  • Richard
  • Elizabeth
  • Ruth
  • Frank
  • Raymond
  • Florence
  • Walter

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Titus U.S.
  White 78.65% 64.26%
  African American 12.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Titus

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

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Fun Facts about the name Titus

  • What name lists does Titus rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Titus? Titus is the 1,670th most popular name of all time. As a last name Titus was the 2,314th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Titus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,366 babies born with the first name Titus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Titus to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Titus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Titus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Titus is Saturday, August 22nd, 1863.
  • What year had the most people named Titus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Titus was in 2015 with a total of 1,323 babies. That's a lot of babies named Titus!
  • Random Titus Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Titus ranks 107th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 6 babies in Wyoming have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Titus: The name spelled backwards is Sutit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iutst. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Titus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,780 people with the last name Titus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Titus? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Titus as their last name.
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