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Thais

Heartty-EES
Greek
"beloved, bandage"

Thais Origin and Meaning

The name Thais is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "beloved, bandage".
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. Often spelled with a diaeresis or umlaut -- aka two dots -- over the letter i, Thais is a Top 100 girls' name in France and is also popular in Spain.
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Famous People Named Thais

  • Saint Thaïsrepentant courtesan of 4th century Roman Alexandria
  • ThaisAthenian hetaera (courtesan), wife of Ptolemy I (Soter) of Egypt, whom she married ca. 335 BC, and mother of Lagus, Leontiscus and Eirene
  • Thais MartinsBrazilian Model
  • Thais RussomanoBrazilian physician and researcher in space medicine
  • Thaïs HenríquezSpanish synchronized swimmer
  • Thais AraújoBrazilian actress
  • Thais StranskyChild Miami Model
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Thais in Pop Culture

  • Thaisa character in K.A. Barker's "The Book of Days"
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