Of Greek origin.

Russian for Theodore.

From the Greek name “Θεόδωρος”, Theódoros, meaning gift of god.

It is composed by two Greek words: “Θεός”, meaning god and “δώρον”, meaning gift.

Three Russian tsars were bearers of the name.

Other forms of the name are: Feodor, Fedya, Teodor, Todor, Téo, Teodoro.

Famous bearer is Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

He is considered one of the most influential novelists in the world.

Most known of his works are “Crime and Punishment”, “The Brothers Karamazov”, “The Idiot”.