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Thatcher is a charming traditional baby name for boys. Well-known as a historic surname, Thatcher has undergone a major revival as a popular given name for the 21st century. Thatcher is the cool code name of Mike Baker in the Rainbow Six Siege series, and Thatcher Grey is also a character in the Grey's Anatomy series. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Thatcher:

Old English: Roof maker

Origin of the name Thatcher:

Thatcher derives from the Old English verb þæccan (meaning “to thatch”). It originated as an occupational surname for individuals who built or mended roofs by covering them with straw.

Symbolism of the name Thatcher:

Thatcher originates from the Anglo-Saxon verb þæccan (meaning “to thatch”). Due to the High German Vowel shift, this Old English verb became “thatchen” in Middle English before evolving into the noun “thatcher” in Modern English. In Anglo-Saxon England, the Thatcher family held a family seat in Essex and retained this position after the Norman Conquest of 1066. As display on most Thatcher family crests, the symbol of this surname was the straw grasshopper.

baby name Thatcher


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Gender of the name Thatcher:

Thatcher is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Thatcher:


Number of syllables in the name Thatcher:


Emotion evoked from the name Thatcher:

The name Thatcher evokes feelings of tenacity and triumph.

Alternative spellings for the name Thatcher:

  • Thacher
  • Thacker
  • Thaxter

Nicknames for the name Thatcher:

  • That
  • Thatch

Popularity of the name Thatcher:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Thatcher was the 839th most popular baby name for boys in 2020

Related names for the name Thatcher:

Great middle names for Thatcher and their meanings:

  • Atlas (bearer of heaven, enduring, guide)
  • Bruno (brown)
  • Dave (beloved)
  • Dallas (valley house, meadow dwelling)
  • Ephraim (fruitful, fertile, productive)
  • Franklin (freeman)
  • Jake (supplanter)
  • Jeffrey (pledge of peace)
  • Mario (manly, warlike, devoted to Mars)
  • Omar (flourishing, long-lived)
  • Ramsey (wild garlic island, lowlands)
  • Samson (sun)
  • Wells (freshwater springs)

Famous people with the name Thatcher:

  • Thatcher Adams (cinematographer)
  • Thatcher Bray Brunt (son of journalist Megyn Kelly and Doug Brunt)
  • Thatcher Julius Cora (son of chef Cat Cora)
  • Thatcher Douglas Demko (ice hockey player)
  • Thatcher Keats (photographer)
  • Thatcher Joe Sugg (YouTube personality)
  • Thatcher Szalay (football player)

Thatcher in popular culture:

  • Thatcher (code name of Mike Baker in the Rainbow Six Siege series)
  • Thatcher Grey (character in the Grey's Anatomy series)
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