Theodoric

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Means “ruler of the people” from the Germanic elements þeud (people) and ric (power). Popularized after Theodoric the Great, a 6th-century king of the Ostrogoths.

Unrelated to Theodore, of Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

the-AHD-o-rik

Proper noun[edit]

Theodoric

  1. A male given name