What does Thais mean?
Thais [thais] as a girls' name is of Greek origin. Tha´s is an ancient name of unknown meaning. A famous Athenian courtesan named Tha´s traveled with Alexander the Great. Some stories add that she then went to Egypt and became the mistress of the reigning Ptolemy. MassÚnet based an 1894 opera on her story.
Affiliated girl name: Taisiya.Creative forms:
(female) Theais, Theis, ..
(male) Thain, Thaseh, .. Middle name pairings:
Thais Tori (T.T.), ..
How popular is Thais?
Thais is a rare first name for women but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#122534 out of 150436, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Thais entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1705 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Tais is the only other popular varying form of Thais. These relations of Thais were at the apex of their popularity a decade ago.
Thais is pronounced similarly to Ta-, Taya▲, Tea▼, Thu, Tia▼ and Toia. Other suggested similar names are Alais, Anais▲, Charis, Chris▼, Khris, Tait, Tanis, Temis, Thada, Thalia, Thalie, Thana, Theia, Themis, Thia and Tris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Thais.See names in meaning and etymology.