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Gender: F Meaning of Theodosia: "giving to God" Origin of Theodosia: Greek

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.

Famous People Named Theodosia

Theodosia Burr, daughter of US Vice President Aaron Burr
Theodosia Burr Goodman, birth name of American silent film actress Theda Bara
Theodosia Bartow Prevost, wife of Aaron Burr and mother of Theodosia Burr
Theodosia of Constantinople, Roman Catholic/Eastern Orthodox Saint

Pop Culture References for the name Theodosia

Dear Theodosia, a song from the Broadway musical Hamilton
"My Theodosia" (1941), novel about Aaron Burr's daughter by Anya Seton
Theodosia Throckmorton, character 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)
Theodosia, Darcy and Stan's baby name in the movie "For Keeps?"
Theodosia, character on Disney's "Girl Vs. Monster"
Theodosia, character in "The Royal Master" by James Shirley