Thai First Names

thai first names to school children

Find a list of some of the most popular Thai first names below.

In polite speech, Thais will address each other or refer to each other by their given name, preceded by the honorific 'Khun'.

Thais address each other by nicknames in a formal situation, with friends or family.

Chue-len means play name or nick name.

The list beow is not far from being a complete list of Thai names.

Thais will usually introduce themselves to westerners with their nick names.

They know that most people will not be able to pronounce or remember a long Thai name.

Give Yourself a Name


How about giving yourself a Thai name?  Most Thais have a name and it means something.  For example the name 'Naan' which means 'sleep' (a person who sleeps a lot.)  How about giving you a fun name while you're at it? 

Check out some of the names below and decide which one(s) sound good to you.  Or you can pick one that sounds close to your actual name. 

List of Names:


Name

Female

Male

Akara
X
Amornrat
X
Anantachai
X
Arthit
X
Asda
X
Boonsri
X
Busarakham
X
Chayiaanunt
X
Chakrii
X
Chaluay
X
Chaniporn
X
Chantana
X
Chaow
X
Chati
X
Daeng
X
X
Daranee
X
Dunagkamol
X
Duanphen
X
Dusit
X
Gaandaa
X
Gaew-Gaow
X
Gamon
X
X
Hathai
X
Khajee
X
Klaharn
X
Krasin
X
Kwanchai
X
Kwanjai
X
Malee
X
Manee
X
Mano
X
Naiyana
X
Nak
X
Naowarat
X
X
Niew
X
Niracha
X
Panit
X
Parvadee
X
Prem
X
Ram
X
Rong
X
Sanit
X
X
Sujit
X
X
Suriya
X
Thitiporn
X
Ubol
Woraporn
X
X
Yuth
X

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