"place with thatching"

Thackeray Origin and Meaning

The name Thackeray is a boy's name of English origin meaning "place with thatching".

The name of the famous British man of letters might just appeal to some English majors as a more interesting alternative to Zachary. An appropriate playmate for Russell Crowe's boy Tennyson.

# 5167 on Nameberry

Thackeray Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Famous People Named Thackeray

  • William Makepeace ThackerayEnglish novelist and poet

Thackeray in Pop Culture

  • Thackery Binxcharacter in Hocus Pocus (the cat, before he was a cat)
  • Logan Thackeray character on Guild Wars 2the computer game
  • Mr. Thackeraycharacter on TV's Mr. Selfridge