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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Thai

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Vietnamese
  • Meaning: Person of Thailand
  • #8572 All Time
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How popular is the name "Thai" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1975606
197610010
197715015
197816016
197920020
198022913
198137928
1982411328
198340040
198422022
198525025
198638038
198727027
198831031
198927522
199023023
199129029
199233528
199336036
199435035
199536036
199638632
199740931
1998361026
1999451035
200043043
200141833
2002451035
200351942
2004521042
2005521042
200640931
2007491336
200839732
200936630
201022022
201131922
201218513
201322517
201419712

Want to know about the populiarty of Thai? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,288 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 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Thai" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 16 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Thai in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Vietnamese

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.

Alternative Meanings

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

Your name in reverse order is "Iaht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aiht". 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 Apr 22, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1000. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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