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  1. Theodorenoun

    ; the name of a saint, pope, several emperors and a president.

  2. Etymology: From the Θεόδωρος.


  1. Theodore

    Theodore is a census-designated place in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. The population was 6,130 at the 2010 census. It is a part of the Mobile metropolitan statistical area. Prior to 1900 this area was known as Clements, but is now named for William Theodore Hieronymous.

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  1. Theodore

    "King of Corsica," otherwise Baron Theodore de Neuhoff, born in Metz; a soldier of fortune under the French, Swedish, and Spanish flags successively, whose title to fame is his expedition to Corsica, aided by the Turks and the Bey of Tunis, in 1736, to aid the islanders to throw off the Genoese yoke; was crowned King Theodore I., but in a few months was driven out, and after unsuccessful efforts to regain his position came as an impoverished adventurer to London, where creditors imprisoned him, and where sympathisers, including Walpole, subscribed for his release (1686-1756).

  2. Theodore

    bishop of Mopsuestra, in Cilicia, born at Antioch; was a biblical exegete, having written commentaries on most of the books of the Bible, eschewing the allegorical method of interpretation, and accepting the literal sense; he held Nestorian views, and his writings were anathematised; he was a friend of St. Chrysostom; b. 429.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Theodore is ranked #7247 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Theodore surname appeared 4,601 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Theodore.

    50% or 2,304 total occurrences were White.
    40.7% or 1,876 total occurrences were Black.
    3.5% or 165 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 113 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.9% or 90 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.1% or 53 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Theodore in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Theodore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Theodore in a Sentence

  1. Defense Ash Carter:

    Being here on the Theodore Roosevelt in the South China Sea is a symbol and signifies the stabilizing presence that the United States has had in this part of the world for decades.

  2. Theodore Tamayo:

    I'm not Theodore Tamayo. I'm a Hispanic student — Woodrow Wilson wouldn't have been very fond of me, either — but I don't have a problem with his name staying around.

  3. Sondra Theodore:

    Because Hugh Hefner and Hugh Hefner Playboy, for better or for worse, shaped Both Theodore and Garcia ideas of what sexual liberation, emancipation and freedom looks like for the women of Both Theodore and Garcia generation, and Both Theodore and Garcia never examined that or thought critically about Hugh Hefner Playboy, and the more I did this series, the more I talked to these women, the more I realized they had become trapped inside this idea of liberation that Hugh Hefner had constructed.

  4. Defense Mark Esper:

    The entire Department is deeply saddened by the loss of our first active duty member to Covid-19. Our thoughts are with the family of the Theodore Roosevelt sailor who lost Theodore Roosevelt battle with the virus today. We remain committed to protecting our personnel and their families while continuing to assist in defeating this outbreak.

  5. Ed Asner:

    She’s changed, she’s a Republican. Last time I saw her, she said Sarah Palin was a great lady. Ted Knight was diagnosed with cancer just months after the end of MTM and died August 26, 1986.The grave marker at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, California bears his birth name,Theodore C. Konopka, and the words Bye Guy.

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    the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
    • A. integrity
    • B. humility
    • C. rapture
    • D. intelligence

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