Thao

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thao

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  • A user from Vietnam says the name Thao is of Vietnamese origin and means "Grateful to our parents or Hard-working".

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Notable Persons Named Thao

Thao Nguyen is a folk rock, indie folk, and indie pop singer-songwriter. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Thao was born in Virginia. Thao is also known as Thao.

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Bryan Thao Worra is a poetry, short story, and playwright writer. Bryan was given the name Thao Somnouk Silosoth on January 1st, 1973 in Vientiane.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thao

Phạm was born in 1922. They left this life in 1965.

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They hold the title Miss Vietnam 2012 and Miss Vietnam. Đặng was born on February 15th, 1991 in Bạc Liêu Province.

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Cy was born on March 2nd, 1972 in Kingdom of Laos.

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Thanh Thảo is a pop music musician. Thanh was given the name Phạm Trịnh Phương Thảo on October 13th, 1988.

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Phạm was born on June 5th, 1989.

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Trần was born on November 24th, 1991 in Hà Nội Vietnam.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 6 6 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 28 22 6
1980 39 26 13
1981 45 39 6
1982 48 35 13
1983 59 47 12
1984 73 58 15
1985 57 50 7
1986 54 45 9
1987 63 55 8
1988 40 31 9
1989 54 38 16
1990 62 51 11
1991 57 41 16
1992 61 48 13
1993 53 44 9
1994 54 45 9
1995 34 29 5
1996 42 37 5
1997 24 24 0
1998 32 27 5
1999 34 29 5
2000 20 20 0
2001 18 18 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 16 16 0
2004 11 11 0
2005 10 10 0
2006 8 8 0
2007 13 13 0
2008 12 12 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 10 10 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 5 5 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 5 5 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Thao as a first name

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Popularity of Thao as a last name

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Common last names for Thao

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Pham
  • Le
  • Vu

Common first names for Thao

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thao U.S.
  White 0.77% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thao

People with the last name Thao are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Thao

  • How Popular is the name Thao? Thao is the 9,223rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Thao was the 1,536th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thao have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,232 babies born with the first name Thao in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thao to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thao? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Thao first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thao is Monday, June 15th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Thao born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thao was in 1984 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Thao Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thao is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Thao: Your name in reverse order is Oaht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thao? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,404 people with the last name Thao.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thao? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Thao as their last name.

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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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