Tudor (name)

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The surname Tudor, within the United Kingdom, originates from the Welsh forename Tudur, Old Welsh Tutir,[1] the Welsh equivalent of Gaulish Toutorix and Germanic Theodoric, which was conflated with Tewdwr, Tewdr, the Welsh equivalent of Theodore.

Tudor is also a common first name in Romanian, also equivalent to Theodore. Tudor can also be a surname in Romanian.

The English royal dynasty, the House of Tudor (descended from the Welsh Tudors of Penmynydd), including prominent members:

Tudor, as a surname, may also refer to:

As a given name:

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  1. ^ Zimmer, Stefan (2006). "Some Names and Epithets in "Culhwch ac Olwen"". Studi Celtici. 3: 163–179. Retrieved 13 January 2016.  (See p. 11, n. 34 in the online version.)