"clan chieftain"

Thane Origin and Meaning

The name Thane is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "clan chieftain".

This early Scottish title -- known to us via Shakespeare's Macbeth -- has recently surfaced as a baby name possibility, familiar sounding through its similarity to names like Zane and Wayne.

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Thane in Pop Culture

  • Thane Kriosa Drell assassin in the Mass Effect video game trilogy.
  • Thane Kyrellcharacter in Star Wars