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Meaning of the name Thankful

[ 2 syll. (t)han-(k)ful, th-ankf-ul ] The baby girl name Thankful is pronounced as THAENGKFAHL †. Thankful is used chiefly in the English language and it is also derived from English origins. Its meaning is derived literally from the common word 'thankful'. This virtue name was adopted by the Puritans in the 17th century.

See also the related categories, puritans and virtue (goodness).

Thankful is not frequently used as a baby girl name. It is not listed in the top 1000.

† Pronunciation for Thankful: TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"

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