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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thailand

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  1. 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”).

  1. 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 Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Swedish

Fun Facts about the name Thailand

  • How Popular is the name Thailand? Thailand is the 34,231st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thailand have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 127 babies born with the first name Thailand in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thailand to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thailand? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Thailand first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thailand is Tuesday, October 16th, 1951.
  • What year had the most people named Thailand born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thailand was in 2014 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Thailand: The name spelled backwards is Dnaliaht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Thdalani. How do you pronounce that?
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