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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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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

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 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Thai" is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of only 52 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 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 teacher, you truly are.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

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 "Itha". 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 Jul 14, 1987

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 Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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