The name Theo ranked 2597th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name appears on the 1990 U.S. Census lists, it is used by only a small percentage of the general population.
Most names began as simple expressions. Nothing demonstates this fact better than a comparison between Theodora and Dorothea. The only difference between these names is the order of the elements that make them up -- precisely the same as the difference between the phrases ''God's gift'' and ''Gift of God.''