Gender: Female Meaning of Thaddeus: "gift of God" Origin of Thaddeus: Aramaic, meaning unclear, possibly from Theodore

Thaddeus Origin and Meaning

The name Thaddeus is a girl's name meaning "gift of God".

Very rarely used for girls, but New York socialite Kelly Bensimon and photographer Gilles Bensimon gave it to their youngest daughter in 2000.

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SouthernPeach Says:


I have never heard of this name for a girl. I much prefer it as a boy's name.