What does the baby name Thao mean? Learn about what Thao means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Thao - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Thao
T-H-A-O, is a 4-letter female given name.
Meaning of Thao
Respectful of parents.
Origin of Thao
The name 'Thao' has its origins in various cultures and languages. It is commonly found in Vietnamese, Thai, and Hmong communities. Each culture may have different meanings and associations with the name 'Thao'.
Chinese Names
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Popularity of Thao
The popularity of the name 'Thao' varies depending on the region and cultural context. In Vietnam, 'Thao' is a relatively common name for girls. It is often chosen for its simplicity and pleasant sound. In Thai and Hmong communities, the popularity of the name may differ.
Thao currently has 1 like, and is in the top 21% of liked girl's names. The name Abeke is slightly more popular than Thao.

Etymology of Thao

The etymology of the name 'Thao' differs depending on its cultural origin. In Vietnamese, 'Thao' can mean 'gentle' or 'beautiful'. In Thai, it can mean 'to float' or 'to drift'. In Hmong, 'Thao' can mean 'to plant' or 'to sow. '

Cultural Significance of Thao

The cultural significance of the name 'Thao' varies among the different cultures that use it. In Vietnamese culture, names often carry deep meanings and are believed to influence a person 's destiny. The name 'Thao' may be chosen to reflect positive qualities such as beauty, gentleness, or grace. In Thai and Hmong cultures, the name 'Thao' may have different associations and cultural significance.