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Gender: Male Meaning of Theodoric: "people's ruler" Origin of Theodoric: German, original form of Dietrich

The name Theodoric is a boy's name of German origin meaning "people's ruler". Theodoric and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

From the experts:

Theodoric feels prehistoric, though with short form Theo one of the hottest names around, this old German names for boys may soon feel new again.

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Famous People Named Theodoric

Pop Culture References for the name Theodoric

Derrick, Derek, Tillman, Thedrick, Tilson, Thedric, Dietrich, Thilo, Rick, Dieter, Til, Dirck, Tillmann, Dirk, Tilman, Ted,

Theodoric's International Variations

Thierry (French)

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Dietrich Says:



Dietrich Says:


No it cannot! One is Greek, the other German! Not related at all!

Eliane Says:


Could be a lovely substitute for the overly popular Theodore.