Thames Name Meaning & Origin
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Other than my son and me, I have never encountered use of this as a first name. I have seen it used as a last name.
I named my son Thames because it is my MIL's maiden name. Rhymes with James. Everybody loves it, but he prefers to be called T now that he is 11.
I am Thames, since 1969. It has a few drawbacks, English or American pronuciation? Tems is English, Tames is American. Shortened to Thami (I am a girl) and pronounced Tame-me.
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My given name, and my sons.
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We shortened it to T for sports reasons. He's 11 and we've never encountered anyone else with his first name. We live in Atlanta.
My name is Thames, and my dad nicknamed me Thami, pronounced tame-ee. I love it when I am called Thomas...easy mis-reading it, but, I am a girl!
- Meanings and history of the name Thames
The River Thames flows through southern England. It name is derived from the British Tamesa, an ancient Celtic name for the river, possibly meaning "the dark one."
Pronounced: TEMZ or TEYMZ
I was named Thames after my father returned from WWII after being station on the River Thames.
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