Name: Thaddeus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Thaddeus

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, perhaps praised or heart
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  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, perhaps praised or heart
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  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, perhaps praised or heart
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (THAD ee us)
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Miscellaneous Info for Thaddeus

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  • Additional Info:
    Latin form of Lebbaeus, which is of uncertain origin but is possibly Aramaic (possibly meaning praised or heart) and a variant of the Greek Theodoros/Theodotos (God's gift).
    In the New Testament Thaddeus is listed as one of the apostles, probably equivalent to the apostle Jude.

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