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Gender Feminine
Scripts Θαις(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Possibly means "bandage" in Greek. This was the name of a companion of Alexander the Great. It was also borne by a 4th-century saint from Alexandria, a wealthy socialite who became a Christian convert, though in her case the name may have had a distinct Coptic origin. She has been a popular subject of art and literature, including an 1891 novel by Anatole France and an 1894 opera by Jules Massenet.
VariantThais
Other Languages & CulturesTaide(Italian) Thaís, Taís(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Taisia, Taisiya(Russian) Taisia, Taisiya(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingThaís, Thais
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