Name: Thais

Origin and Meaning of the Name Thais

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, perhaps headband
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (TAH ees); (THA ees)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Thais)
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Miscellaneous Info for Thais

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  • Used in:
    English, French and Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The Greek name Thais might be derived from the Greek word for headband, like the colored headband women used to hold up their hair in Ancient Greece. It was traditionally worn by courtesans, as a means to show their status.

    Thais was the name of a courtesan in the 4th century BC, lover of Alexander the Great; and also of a Catholic saint.

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