Theron Origin and Meaning

The name Theron is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "hunter".

Theron is best known these days as the surname of actress Charlize, but it does have a long history as a first name, ranking in the Top 500 in the early part of the 20th century and only dropping out of the Top 1000 in the early 1990s. Theon is a similar name made familiar by the popular series Game of Thrones: Might it and Theron rise in tandem?

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Theron Rank in US Top 1000

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Theron Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Theron Popularity

Famous People Named Theron

  • Theron T. Pondinventor of "Pond's Cream"

Theron in Pop Culture

  • Theron HunnicuttCharacter in Vincente Millinelli directed drama Home from the Hill played by George Hamilton.
  • Theron Shancharacter in video game "Star Wars: The Old Republic"
  • Theron Haskarcharacter in Snow Like Ashes series by Sara Raasch