Meaning and Origin of: Taddeo

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Italian : Courageous; one who praises
  • Latin : Courageous; praiser

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from a vernacular form of the personal name Thaddeus. This is the name ascribed in St. Mark’s Gospel to one of Christ’s disciples, referred to elsewhere as Judas son of James. It represents an Aramaic form Thaddai, which is probably of Hebrew origin, meaning ‘beloved’.
  • Italian : altered form of the personal name Teodoro, Greek Theodōros (see Theodore).