Thaddeus

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Thaddeus
Pronunciation/θæˈdəs/; /ˈθædi-/
GenderMale
Language(s)Aramaic
Origin
Meaning"friend"
Other names
Alternative spellingThaddaeus
Nickname(s)Thad
Tad
Ted
Teddy
Related namesTadzio
Tadeusz
 
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Thaddeus
Pronunciation/θæˈdəs/; /ˈθædi-/
GenderMale
Language(s)Aramaic
Origin
Meaning"friend"
Other names
Alternative spellingThaddaeus
Nickname(s)Thad
Tad
Ted
Teddy
Related namesTadzio
Tadeusz

Thaddeus (Greek Θαδδαῖος, Thaddaios, from Aramaic תדי, Taddai / Aday) is a male given name. It means a heart, or courageous heart.[1][2][3]

As of the 1990 Census, 'Thaddeus' was the 611th most popular male name in the United States and 'Thad' was the 846th most popular.[4]

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  1. ^ "Thaddeus | meaning of Thaddeus | name Thaddeus". Thinkbabynames.com. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 
  2. ^ "Thaddeus (meaning and origin)". I-am-pregnant.com. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 
  3. ^ Mike Campbell. "Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Thaddeus". Behind the Name. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 
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