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Thai

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How popular is the baby name Thai in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 6 0 6
1976 10 0 10
1977 15 0 15
1978 16 0 16
1979 20 0 20
1980 22 9 13
1981 37 9 28
1982 41 13 28
1983 40 0 40
1984 22 0 22
1985 25 0 25
1986 38 0 38
1987 27 0 27
1988 31 0 31
1989 27 5 22
1990 23 0 23
1991 29 0 29
1992 33 5 28
1993 36 0 36
1994 35 0 35
1995 36 0 36
1996 38 6 32
1997 40 9 31
1998 36 10 26
1999 45 10 35
2000 43 0 43
2001 41 8 33
2002 45 10 35
2003 51 9 42
2004 52 10 42
2005 52 10 42
2006 40 9 31
2007 49 13 36
2008 39 7 32
2009 36 6 30
2010 22 0 22
2011 31 9 22
2012 18 5 13
2013 22 5 17
2014 19 7 12
2015 22 6 16

Want to know about the popularity of the Thai baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,310 babies born with the name Thai in the United States. That's more than enough Thais to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Thai" was in 2000 with a total of 43 babies.

According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Thai" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of only 29 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Thai popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Thai in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Far West U.S. Baby Names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each state.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Thai" mean? The list below shows the origins of Thai as well as things modernly associated with the name Thai such as celebrities named Thai.

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Origin and Meaning of Thai

The name "Thai" is of Vietnamese origin, and it means "Person of Thailand". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Thai

Thai Airways
Thai Basil
Thai By Thai
Thai Food
Thai Iced Tea
Thai Peppers
Thai Xing
Thai Restaurant
Thai Shirlington
Thai Square

Alternative Meanings

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

A is for able, for you surely are.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

Your name in reverse order is "Iaht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ihat". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Thai born Feb 18, 1947

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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