"giving to God"

Theodosia Origin and Meaning

The name Theodosia is a girl's name of Greek, Russian origin meaning "giving to God".

This feminine form of Theodosius has long been buried deep in the attic, but might be a good discovery for the parent who wants to move beyond Theodora. Vice President Aaron Burr named a daughter Theodosia ("Dear Theodosia" is a song in the smash musical Hamilton), and it was the birth name of silent screen vamp Theda Bara. Theodosia actually appeared on the US popularity lists in the 1880s and 90s.

# 742 in the US

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# 1101 on Nameberry

Theodosia Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

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Famous People Named Theodosia

  • Saint Theodosia of Tyre4th century martyr
  • Saint Theodosia of Constantinople8th century martyr
  • TheodosiaEmpress consort of Leo V the Armenian
  • Theodosia Burr Alstondaughter of US Vice President Aaron Burr
  • Theodosia Bartow Prevost Burrwife of Aaron Burr and mother of Theodosia Burr
  • Theodosia Burr Goodmanbirth name of Theda Bara, American silent film actress
  • Theodosia TrollopeEnglish poet
  • Theodosia Salome OkohGhanaian stateswoman who designed Ghana's flag
  • Theodosia MeadeCountess of Clanwilliam, Irish heiress and landowner
  • Theodosia NtokouGreek pianist

Theodosia in Pop Culture

  • "My Theodosia" (1941)novel about Aaron Burr's daughter by Anya Seton
  • Theodosia Throckmortoncharacter in "Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos" and other books by Robin Lorraine (R.L.) LaFevers
  • Theodosia "Theo" Warrington (née Lambert)character in W.M. Thackeray's "The Virginians" (1857,9)
  • TheodosiaDarcy and Stan's baby name in the movie "For Keeps?"
  • Theodosiacharacter on Disney's "Girl Vs. Monster"
  • Theodosiacharacter in "The Royal Master" by James Shirley
  • "Dear Theodosia" song from Broadway musical "Hamilton" about Theodosia Burr
  • Theodosia "Theo" Eirene Houzzaramain character in the "Ash Princess" by Laura Sebastian