Thaddeus

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Thaddeus
Pronunciation /θæˈdəs/; /ˈθædi-/
Gender Male
Language(s) Aramaic
Origin
Meaning "courageous heart"
Other names
Alternative spelling Thaddaeus
Nickname(s) Thad
Tad
Ted
Teddy
Todd
Related names Tadzio
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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