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Thad

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8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thad

"Thad" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Praise". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A diminutive of the male given names Thaddeus or Thaddaeus, sometimes also used as a formal given name.

Notable Persons Named Thad

Thad Cochran is a Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Chairman of theSenate Committee on Appropriations, and Chairman of theSenate Committee on Agriculture. His military service ended in 1961. Thad was born on December 7th, 1937 in Pontotoc, Mississippi.

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Thad Luckinbill is an actor and producer. He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Thad was given the name Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill on April 24th, 1975 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States.

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Thad Matta is a college coach. Thad was born on July 11th, 1967 in Hoopeston, Illinois.

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Thad Jones was a jazz musician. He plays Trumpet, Cornet, and Flugelhorn. Thad was given the name Thaddeus Joseph Jones on March 28th, 1923. He died on August 20th, 1986.

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Thad Allen is a rand corporation and booz allen hamilton. His military service ended in 2010.

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Thad Roberts is a public speaker, astrophysicist, and researcher as theoretical physicist. Thad was born Thad Roberts in 1977.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 9 0 9
1882 13 0 13
1883 7 0 7
1884 6 0 6
1885 10 0 10
1886 16 0 16
1887 15 0 15
1888 12 0 12
1889 8 0 8
1890 8 0 8
1891 5 0 5
1892 5 0 5
1893 12 0 12
1894 17 0 17
1895 11 0 11
1896 13 0 13
1897 8 0 8
1898 6 0 6
1899 5 0 5
1900 14 0 14
1901 7 0 7
1902 16 0 16
1903 20 0 20
1904 12 0 12
1905 14 0 14
1906 11 0 11
1907 9 0 9
1908 8 0 8
1909 15 0 15
1910 8 0 8
1911 12 0 12
1912 23 0 23
1913 29 0 29
1914 41 0 41
1915 36 0 36
1916 47 0 47
1917 35 0 35
1918 51 0 51
1919 47 0 47
1920 47 0 47
1921 59 0 59
1922 53 0 53
1923 55 0 55
1924 61 0 61
1925 47 0 47
1926 37 0 37
1927 44 0 44
1928 52 0 52
1929 54 0 54
1930 52 0 52
1931 47 0 47
1932 45 5 40
1933 48 0 48
1934 46 0 46
1935 45 0 45
1936 51 0 51
1937 56 0 56
1938 45 0 45
1939 36 0 36
1940 51 0 51
1941 55 0 55
1942 59 0 59
1943 59 0 59
1944 48 0 48
1945 50 0 50
1946 54 0 54
1947 64 0 64
1948 51 0 51
1949 52 0 52
1950 45 0 45
1951 54 0 54
1952 61 0 61
1953 62 0 62
1954 65 0 65
1955 85 0 85
1956 103 0 103
1957 95 0 95
1958 81 0 81
1959 96 0 96
1960 118 0 118
1961 113 0 113
1962 121 0 121
1963 122 0 122
1964 131 0 131
1965 136 0 136
1966 214 0 214
1967 366 0 366
1968 320 0 320
1969 323 0 323
1970 260 0 260
1971 266 0 266
1972 224 0 224
1973 201 0 201
1974 177 0 177
1975 156 0 156
1976 133 0 133
1977 138 0 138
1978 126 0 126
1979 112 0 112
1980 80 0 80
1981 90 0 90
1982 70 0 70
1983 66 0 66
1984 72 0 72
1985 62 0 62
1986 62 0 62
1987 55 0 55
1988 48 0 48
1989 48 0 48
1990 60 0 60
1991 34 0 34
1992 47 0 47
1993 41 0 41
1994 31 0 31
1995 33 0 33
1996 36 0 36
1997 37 0 37
1998 28 0 28
1999 28 0 28
2000 38 0 38
2001 32 0 32
2002 18 0 18
2003 25 0 25
2004 26 0 26
2005 30 0 30
2006 36 0 36
2007 20 0 20
2008 23 0 23
2009 23 0 23
2010 24 0 24
2011 20 0 20
2012 29 0 29
2013 18 0 18
2014 26 0 26
2015 18 0 18
2016 12 0 12

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Popularity of Thad as a first name

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Common last names for Thad

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  • Johnson
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  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Taylor
  • Williams
  • Harris
  • Thomas
  • Miller
  • Hall
  • Moore
  • White

Fun Facts about the name Thad

  • How Popular is the name Thad? Thad is the 2,793rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,120 babies born with the first name Thad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thad to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Thad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thad is Thursday, August 26th, 1813.
  • What year had the most people named Thad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thad was in 1967 with a total of 366 babies.
  • Random Thad Factoid: According to the 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thad ranks 96th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 12 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1967.
  • Weird things about the name Thad: Your name in reverse order is Daht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hdta. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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