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what do you think of the name Thayer?
i like it and do u like it more than tatum? for a boy.
- rubybenubiLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
Thayer is a famous surname in military circles.
Sylvanus Thayer is called "the Father of West Point". He was an early superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point and an early advocate of engineering education in the United States. His name appears in different locations from the Thayer Hotel to Thayer Drive to Thayer Hall.
Thay is an uncommonly unattractive nn and I heartily dislike Thayer as a first name for anyone whose family does not have a strong USMA tradition.
Tatum is FEMININE:
Usage: English (Modern)
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "Tata's homestead" in Old English.
As it always reminds me of "taters", I find it singularly unappealing.
- 5 years ago
Thayer Wilkins. Thayer Fitzpatrick. Thayer Clark. Thayer Austin. Thayer West. Thayer Deacon. Thayer Mason. Thayer Williams. Thayer Abbott. Thayer Dawson. Thayer Bennett. Thayer Brooks. Thayer Davis. Thayer Finnegan. Thayer Rodriguez. Thayer Gale. Thayer Finch. Thayer Garrett. Thayer Jacobs. Thayer Leech. Thayer Nolan. Thayer Roberts. Thayer Andrews. Thayer Heath. Thayer Landon. Thayer Holden. Thayer Nash. Thayer Colton. Thayer Marshall. :]
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- 1 decade ago
I like the name Thayer lots! It's unique and has a good ring to it! Much beter than Tatum.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
I never thought i would see it here!!
Yes i adore it!!
I fell in love with the name Thayer since i read a book and there were 4 sons:
Tatum? errrm? Tat...Tum...tom ..tim..tam.. = NO :)
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Thayer is a last name and that child will be picked on mercilessly.
Slayer, Bayer, Prayer, Mayor - poor kid.
Tatum is better.
- BeedsLv 51 decade ago
It's okay but I like Tatum way better
- NicolaLv 61 decade ago
Nah... strikes me as surname-y and pretentious. And has ZERO good nicknames.
Tatum isn't much better.
- xoxoLv 71 decade ago
Awkward and a last name, not even a cute one. Tatum is better.