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By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 11 Views | 🔊 11 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: English

Meaning: Name of English origin re...

Pronunciation: Thaymz, /teɪmz/, T EH M Z

Popularity Rank: #313,987

On this page:

  • 1. Thames Meaning
  • 2. Thames Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Thames
  • 4. Translations of Thames
  • 5. Thames Name Popularity
  • 6. Thames popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Thames
  • 8. Thames Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Thames

Thames Meaning

The name Thames is of English origin and refers to the river Thames in London. It is derived from the Old English word 'Tamas', meaning dark or dark river.

Thames also means "Name of English origin referring to the river Thames in London.".

Thames is found in United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and 16 more countries.

Thames Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: Thaymz

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /teɪmz/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: T EH M Z

T: Pronounce as in "top" (T AA P)

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

Z: Pronounce as in "zoo" (Z UW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Thames?

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    English (US)
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    English (US)
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    English (US)
  • English (UK)
    English (UK)
  • Spanish (Spain)
    Spanish (Spain)
  • German (Germany)
    German (Germany)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
    Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Italian (Italy)
    Italian (Italy)
  • Dutch (Netherlands)
    Dutch (Netherlands)
  • Arabic
  • Mandarin Chinese
    Mandarin Chinese

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Translations of Thames

Thames Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Thames is recorded 53 times globally, ranking it as the 313,987th most common name worldwide.

Thames is most prevalent in United Kingdom, with 8 occurrences, making it the 37,109th most popular name in the country.

Thames Popularity by Country

Thames popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Thames from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Thames

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