Meaning of Thaddeus
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Thaddeus has the following meaning:
Having a heart.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Thaddeus is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 835 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Thaddeus fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 48 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 1000 in the Top 1000 charts. (A ranking of 1000 means that this name ranked 1000 or poorer in the 2008/2009 popularity surveys)
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Thaddeus in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Thaddeus is pronounced as thad-day-us
Popular Variants for the name Thaddeus: Faddei
Common nicknames for the name Thaddeus are: Tad, Thad, Ted
We think the name Thaddeus should fall under the following style category: Biblical
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Thaddeus to be: Distinguished, wealthy and handsome chap
In one word, you might describe Thaddeus as a(n) "distinguished
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The names of some famous persons by the name Thaddeus
(or its variants) are:Thaddeus Stevens
, born on 4 April, a famous politician. Thaddeus Stevens's background: One of the most powerful members of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Stevens and Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner were the prime leaders of the Radical Republicans during the American Civil War and Reconstruction.Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe
, born on 20 August, a famous inventor. Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe's background: An American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor. He invented the water gas process by which large amounts of hydrogen gas could be produced from steam and charcoal. His inventions and patents on this process and ice making machines made him a millionaire.Thaddeus George McCotter
, born on 22 August, a famous politician. Thaddeus George McCotter's background: A politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He currently represents the Michigan's 11th congressional district (see) in the U.S. House of Representatives.