Theodoric

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Theodoric

  1. a male given name of historical usage, notably borne by two kings of the Visigoths

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.

Proper noun[edit]

Theodoric

  1. A male given name