Here’s the easy way to write your name in Thai language text. I tried this service myself (see link below) to get my name in Thai. It gave me the translation of my name from English to Thai.
Note: this tool only works on first names.
About writing your name in Thai
Most translations from English or any foreign language to Thai are phonetic (sounds like) due to this your name translated into Thai may have several different versions.
So before you get your name in Thai tattooed on your arm, double-check with multiple sources to make sure that the spelling is correct.
If you search around on Google, you can find professional Thai translation services that will give you the correct spelling, for a small fee.
Write your name in Thai tool
The link below opens an English to Thai translation website. Simply type your name in the text box and hit the search button, look below the search box to find your name highlighted, click on it, it will then show you the name in Thai text.
Unfortunately, there is no phonetic (sound) version, but you can try copying the text into Google Translate
Thai Name Facts.
- Like western names, the surname follows the first name.
- Last names were not legally required in Thailand until 1913.
- Thai surnames are unique to a family, meaning everyone in Thailand that share the same surname are related.
- Many Thais actually change their surname.