Gender: Male Meaning of Thackeray: "place with thatching" Origin of Thackeray: English

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.

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Magenta420 Says:


This just sounds made up to me. It doesn’t sound pleasing either.

Bitsy Poet Says:


Really like this, but can't think of any good men's from it.

Haids1987 Says:


Binx! Thackeray Binx! What took thee so long?

StarStrawberry Says:


Love this. We chose this name for our son!

Addie88 Says:


I like it, it's a good alternative if you think Zachary is too popular.

Candler Says:


Sounds like Zachary with a speech impediment.