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Gender: Male Meaning of Theon: "godly" Origin of Theon: Greek

The name Theon is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "godly". Theon and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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Theon, an ancient name attached to a noted Greek teacher of mathematics and astronomy, also father to the first woman mathematician, might appeal to parents in this field. You can think of Theon as Theo with something a little extra.

Theon is also the name of a major character in Game of Thrones -- albeit a rather notorious character, Theon Greyjoy, who is known as Reek after undergoing months of brutal torture at the hands of sadist Ramsay Snow.

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Famous People Named Theon

Theon of Smyrna, Greek philosopher and mathematician
Theon of Alexandria, Greek scholar and mathematician
Theon of Samos, Greek painter

Pop Culture References for the name Theon

Theon Greyjoy, character in the "Game of Thrones" series
Theon, character in Morgan Rhodes' "Falling Kingdoms"