Meaning and Origin
What does the name Thailand mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
- A country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula ("Thailand is the official name of the former Siam")
Thai + -land, from Thai ไทย (tai), from ไท (tai, “Tai, or 'free' via folk etymology”).
- A country in Southeast Asia. Official name: Kingdom of Thailand. Former name: Siam.
Thailand was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian BokmÃ¥l, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Swedish