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Teddy might seem like a cute name for a little snuggly baby, but it could also be a name for a fierce protector. Teddy’s most famous namesake, President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, was a war hero, a conservationist and once gave a 90-minute speech after being shot in the chest. It’s a lot for a boy to live up to! In any case, it’s definitely more contemporary sounding than Edward or Theodore, so it could work as a tribute name, too.


  • english: Wealthy protector; brave people; God's gift


Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, Senator Teddy Kennedy, Singer Teddy Geiger