Meaning and name origin
Thais \thais\ as a girl's 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.
For more information, see also the related girl name Taisiya.
Thais is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Thais for girls. Thais has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).