Meaning of Thane

English: Thane
Bangla: রাজার অমাত্য
Hindi: थेन
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

Early English History. a member of any of several aristocratic classes of men ranking between earls and ordinary freemen, and granted lands by the king or by lords for military service.

Definition: 2

Scottish History. a person, ranking with an earl's son, holding lands of the king; the chief of a clan, who became one of the king's barons.

Definition: 3

(in Anglo-Saxon England) a member of an aristocratic class, ranking below an ealdorman, whose status was hereditary and who held land from the king or from another nobleman in return for certain services

Definition: 4

(in medieval Scotland) a person of rank, often the chief of a clan, holding land from the king a lesser noble who was a Crown official holding authority over an area of land