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11 Beautiful Thai Names and What They Mean

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Updated: 23 January 2018

Thai names are some of the most impressive and fascinating names you will come across. Check out our pick of Thailand‘s top 11 beautiful names and their meanings to find out for yourself!

Apinya

Unisex | Means ‘magical power’ and originates from the Thai language | pronounced AH-phin-yah.

Anong

Female | Derived from the Thai word ‘gorgeous woman’ | pronounced AH-nong.

Arthit

Male | Originates from the Thai word ‘man of the sun’ | pronounced AH-thit.

Chakrii

Male | Means ‘king’ and is a very important name in Thai culture | pronounced JAK-gree.

Duangkamol

Female | Literally meaning ‘from the heart’ | pronounced DOOAN-ga-mohn.

Malee

Female | Means ‘flower’ and is a common female name | pronounced MAH-lee.

Paithoon

Unisex | Derived from the Thai word ‘cat’s eye’ | pronounced phai-TOON.

Preeda

Female | Means ‘joyful’ in the Thai language | pronounced PREE-dah.

Somchai

Male | One of the most popular Thai names, means ‘man of worth’ | pronounced SAWM-chie.

Siriporn

Female | Derived from the Thai word ‘blessing of glory’ | pronounced si-ri-PAWN.

Sunan

Male | Means ‘word of goodness’ in the Thai language | pronounced SOO-nan.