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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thys

Guy Thys was a soccer player for the K. Beerschot V.A.C., R. Daring Club Molenbeek, Standard Liège, Cercle Brugge K.S.V., and Belgium national football team. Guy was born on December 6th, 1922 in Antwerp, Belgium. He passed away on August 1st, 2003.


Philippe Thys was a cyclist. Philippe was born on October 8th, 1889 in Anderlecht. He died on January 16th, 1971.


Albert was born on November 28th, 1849 in Dalhem. He breathed his last breath on February 10th, 1915.


Gert was born on November 12th, 1971 in Prieska.


Guy Lee Thys is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter. Guy was born on October 20th, 1952 in Antwerp, Belgium.


Pauline-Marie-Elisa was born in 1836. She died in 1909.


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Popularity of Thys as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thys U.S.
  White 78.22% 64.26%
  African American 6.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thys

People with the last name Thys are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Thys

  • How Popular is the name Thys? Thys is the 84,059th most popular name of all time. As a last name Thys was the 83,541st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thys have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Thys in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thys? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2015 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thys first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thys is Sunday, December 28th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Thys born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thys was in 2015 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Thys: Your name in reverse order is Syht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Shyt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thys? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 225 people with the last name Thys.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thys? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Thys as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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