US Popularity:8908
Meaning:Institution; To set; To place
A name fit for royalty, Theseus is as sophisticated as it is sweet. Masculine and of Greek origin, it comes from the Greek εσμός or thesmós, which means "institution," or τίθημι, meaning "to set" or "to place." It is known for holding a place in Greek mythology and was bestowed upon the king and founder-hero of Athens, Theseus, who was the son of one of the kings of Athens, Aegeus. Literary buffs may also recognize the name from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Whether you are hoping to honor your little one's heritage or pay homage to of the greatest writers of all time, there is no doubt baby will make their mark on their world.

Theseus Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Theseus is currently #8908 in U.S. births
Boy:Theseus is currently #3072 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 227
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

Search Baby Boy Names

Search by:

  • Name or Meaning
  • Filter
  • Letter