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Gender: Male Meaning of Thibault: "courageous people" Origin of Thibault: French from German

The name Thibault is a boy's name of French origin meaning "courageous people". Thibault and is often added to lists like Best One-of-a-Kind Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "French BNG: 9 Kids!!".

From the experts:

Pronounced TEE-bow, this version, which is also a very common surname in France, has a lot more charm than the name it derives from — Theobald. A variant spelling is Thibaut.

Trivia tidbit: Thibault is the name of a minor character in Peanuts.

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Famous People Named Thibault

Thibault de Montalembert, French actor
Thibault Vinçon, French actor
Thibault Moulin, French footballer
Thibault Bourgeois, French footballer
Thibault Damour, French physicist
Thibault Giroud, French rugby union player
Thibault Rossard, French volleyball player
Thibaut Pinot, French cyclist

Pop Culture References for the name Thibault

Thibault, character in Nicholas Sparks' novel The Lucky One
Thibault of Montigni, "the kindest soul alive" in Quentin Durward (1823) by Sir Walter Scott