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What does Thais mean?

Thais Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, ancient (old), great, opera


VARIANTS Tais, Taisa, Taisse, Thaisa

SEE ALSO Taisiya

(female) Theis, ..

(male) Thain, ..

Thais Nathalie (T.N.), ..

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, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thais name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thais outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Tais is the only other popular varying form of Thais. These relations of Thais were at the apex of their popularity 2 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thais, Tais in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thais and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Thais is pronounced similarly to Ta-, Taya, Tea, Thu, Tia and Toia. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.