Theo


Gender: Masculine
Origin: Greek
Meaning: “god.”

The name is possibly derived from the Greek, theos, meaning, “god.” It is more likely a contracted form of several different names beginning with the element of theo-.

Currently, Theo has become trendy across Europe. As of 2010, Théo was the 14th most popular male name in France. His rankings in other countries are as follows:

  • # 15 (Belgium, 2008)
  • # 19 (Sweden, 2011)
  • # 39 (Norway, 2011)
  • # 44 (Brazil, 2010)
  • # 44 (Teo, Croatia, 2009)
  • # 50 (England/Wales, 2010)
  • # 50 (Teo, Slovenia, 20100
  • # 99 (Teo, Catalonia, 2010)
  • # 126 (Scotland, 2010)
  • # 155 (Teo, France, 2010)
  • # 865 (United States, 2011)

Other forms of the name include:

  • Teo (Catalan/Croatian/Italian/Slovene/Spanish)
  • Theo (Dutch/English/German/Greek/Portuguese/Scandinavian)
  • Théo (French)
  • Téo (Portuguese)
A feminine form is Thea.

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