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- a male given name of historical usage, notably borne by two kings of the Visigoths
Old High German
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.
- A male given name