Thais

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Gender: F Pronunciation: THAI-ees Meaning of Thais: "bandage" Origin of Thais: Greek

A paramour of Alexander the Great and the heroine of a Jules Massenet opera based on the life of a fourth century Egyptian saint, this name is nothing if not dramatic.

Famous People Named Thais

Saint Thaïs, repentant courtesan of 4th century Roman Alexandria
Thais, Athenian hetaera (courtesan), wife of Ptolemy I (Soter) of Egypt, whom she married ca. 335 BC, and mother of Lagus, Leontiscus and Eirene
Thais Martins, Brazilian Model
Thais Russomano, Brazilian physician and researcher in space medicine
Thaïs Henríquez, Spanish synchronized swimmer

Pop Culture References for the name Thais

Thais, a character in K.A. Barker's "The Book of Days"