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Gender: Male Meaning of Thane: "clan chieftain" Origin of Thane: Scottish

The name Thane is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "clan chieftain". Thane and is often added to lists like Sci-Fi Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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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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Pop Culture References for the name Thane

Thane Krios, a Drell assassin in the Mass Effect video game trilogy.
Thane Kyrell, character in Star Wars

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