What does Thatcher mean?

Definitions for Thatcher
ˈθætʃ ərthatch·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Thatcher, Margaret Thatcher, Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Iron Ladynoun

    British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)

  2. thatchernoun

    someone skilled in making a roof from plant stalks or foliage


  1. thatchernoun

    A person who installs thatch as a roofing material.

  2. thatchernoun

    A device which removes dead grass clippings from a lawn. (Technically a de-thatcher, often a lawnmower attachment.)

  3. Thatchernoun

    for someone who covered roofs in straw.

  4. Thatchernoun

    Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thatchernoun

    One whose trade is to cover houses with straw.

    Etymology: from thatch.

    You merit new employments daily;
    Our thatcher, ditcher, gard’ner, baily. Jonathan Swift.

    Ash is universal timber; it serves the soldier, seaman, carpenter, thatcher, and husbandman. John Mortimer.


  1. thatcher

    A thatcher is a professional who constructs and repairs roofs using materials such as straw, reed, or other similar vegetation. The art of thatching involves the process of covering the roof to ensure it is waterproof. The term can also refer to Margaret Thatcher, who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thatchernoun

    one who thatches


  1. Thatcher

    Thatcher is a town in Graham County, Arizona, United States. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the town is 4,865. It is part of the Safford Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Thatcher is ranked #3644 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Thatcher surname appeared 9,752 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Thatcher.

    91.6% or 8,940 total occurrences were White.
    4% or 391 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 158 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.5% or 146 total occurrences were Black.
    0.6% or 62 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 55 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thatcher' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3068

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thatcher' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2821

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thatcher in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thatcher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Thatcher in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Maitland:

    This guy isn't any old actor, he's like a psychological stalker of Margaret Thatcher, he knows what she had for breakfast the day she won the election ... he's extraordinary.

  2. Ursula K. Le Guin:

    Public speaking is done in the public tongue, the national or tribal language; and the language of our tribe is the men's language. Of course women learn it. We're not dumb. If you can tell Margaret Thatcher from Ronald Reagan, or Indira Gandhi from General Somoza, by anything they say, tell me how. This is a man's world, so it talks a man's language.

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    Many people have commented on the comparison and I’m flattered by it, frankly, margaret Thatcher was a great leader for her nation at a pivotal and perilous time.

  4. Stanley Hubbard:

    Maybe she's another Margaret Thatcher. She's terrific, we think they're breakthrough people.

  5. Thatcher Grayson:

    Thatcher Grayson wouldn't move and other kids were trying to play. I apologize if Thatcher Grayson has marks on Thatcher Grayson.

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