What does Thane mean?
Thane [thane] as a boys' name is pronounced thayn. It is of Old English and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Thane is "landholder". Title of Anglo-Saxon and Scottish feudal lords. Shakespeare's Macbeth was Thane of Cawdor.
(male) Tane, Thany, ..
(female) Thaan, Thace, .. Middle name pairings:
Thane Frankie (T.F.), ..
How popular is Thane?
Thane is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#47838 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Thane entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #1289 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Thane is alike in pronunciation to Theon. Other suggested similar names are Bane, Blane, Cahane, Chane, Channe, Chayne, Crane, Dane, Deane, Doane, Duane▼, Dwane, Fane, Kahane, Kane▲, Keane, Lane▲, Rane, Roane, Shaine, Shane▼, Shayne▼, Tan, Tate▲, Thad▼, Thady, Thandey, Thandie, Thandy, Thaniel, Thano, Thaw, Thayer, Thole, Thorne, Trace, Traye, Tune, Twaine, Twan, Vane and Zane▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Thane.