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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Thy

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
pronoun Thy
Of thee, or belonging to thee; the more common form of thine, possessive case of thou; -- used always attributively, and chiefly in the solemn or grave style, and in poetry. Thine is used in the predicate; as, the knife is thine . See Thine.

Etymology: OE. thi, shortened from thin. See Thine Thou


Thy was also found in the following language(s): Vietnamese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thy

Lennart Thy is a soccer player for the FC St. Pauli, SV Werder Bremen II, SV Werder Bremen, and Germany national youth football team. Lennart was born on February 25th, 1992 in Frechen, Germany.


Bảo Thy is a pop music musician. Bảo was given the name Trần Thị Thúy Loan on October 13th, 1988. Bảo is also known as Thy Bao.


Khánh Thy is a dancer. Her ongoing career started in 2002.


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Popularity of Thy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thy U.S.
  White 9.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 89.27% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thy

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

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Fun Facts about the name Thy

  • How Popular is the name Thy? Thy is the 19,710th most popular name of all time. As a last name Thy was the 90,113th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 361 babies born with the first name Thy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thy is Thursday, March 21st, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Thy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thy was in 1991 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Thy Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thy is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Thy: Your name in reverse order is Yht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yht. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 205 people with the last name Thy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Thy as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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