US Popularity:6433
Theron is a boy’s name of Greek origin. This name translates to “hunter”, and while its Anglicized version might be a little more well-known, Theron has a unique mythological charm. It is evocative of tales of gods and heroes, which you can share with your little one as they grow up. Some may interpret Theron as an Afrikaans name, which is famously the surname of iconic South African actress Charlize Theron. This star is famous for her roles in action films like Mad Max: Fury Road, Atomic Blonde, and Prometheus.

Famous People Named Theron

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  • Charlize Theron

Theron Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Theron is currently #2598 on The Bump
Boy:Theron is currently #803 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Theron is currently #6433 in U.S. births
Boy:Theron is currently #2242 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 568
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 540

  • Behind the Name, Theron, May 2020

  • WordSense, Theron

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