120 Best Ways to Say Thank You for the Birthday Wishes

Last updated: February 16, 2023

Don't forget to say thank you for the birthday wishes! Here at Homemade Gifts Made Easy, we have hundreds of ideas for happy birthday wishes. But what happens when you receive a birthday wish from a friend? You'll want to say thank you, right?

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If you're wondering "How do you say thank you after receiving birthday wishes?", you've come to the right place.

It's always touching when a friend or family member takes the time out to wish you a happy birthday, whether they're old-school style in a birthday card, via SMS, or even on social media. However the special people in your life like to celebrate your birthday, make sure you thank them.

On this page, you'll find a huge range of ways to say thank you for the happy birthday wishes. They've been written to help you find the perfect words to say thanks - whether it's short and sweet, or poking fun back at those who reminded you how old you are now!

Use the links below to jump to a specific section, or scroll down the page to read all of our thank you for the birthday wishes.

Types of Messages
Short | Sincere | Funny | Sweet | Thanking for Gift | For Facebook | SMS/Text Message

For a Person
From a Child | Family | Boss / Coworker

Short Thank You for the Birthday Wishes

Birthdays are special! When someone takes even 30 seconds of their day to think of you and wish you a happy birthday, be sure to say "thank you for the birthday wishes" right back!

Thanks so much for wishing me a happy birthday! You made my day extra special.

Thanks for the birthday wishes. You're the best!

Thanks for the HBD wishes.

Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday.

Thank you for the wonderful birthday wishes.

Thank you for the birthday wishes. They made a good day into an amazing day!

Thank you for the wonderful birthday wishes. You made my day super special!

You are the best! Thanks for sending special birthday wishes.

Thank you so much for the birthday wishes.

Thank you for the warm and fuzzy birthday wishes.

Thank you so much for my birthday message.

Thank you all for the lovely birthday wishes. It means so much that you care.

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Sincere Thank You for the Birthday Wishes

Looking for the right words to say a heartfelt thank you for the birthday wishes? You've found a list of them! If you want to add a little emotion into your thank you, you're sure to find the right message here.

My happy birthday wish meant a lot. Thanks for making me feel like royalty on my birthday.

Heartfelt thanks for my birthday wishes. You made my special day even better!

Thanks very much for the birthday wishes yesterday. Hearing from you, makes me feel grateful for the wonderful people that I have in my life.

My sincere thanks to you for wishing me a happy birthday yesterday. It really meant a lot.

Sending thanks to you for wishing me a happy birthday! It really means a lot, knowing that you care.

Thank you for your birthday prayers and wishes.

Thanks for the birthday wishes and for always being there for me over the last year.

I had a wonderful birthday, which was down to people like you. Thank YOU!

I really appreciate you wishing me a happy birthday! I had a great day.

Thank you for remembering my birthday! I had a great day, spending it with my family.

I had one of the best birthdays ever. Thank you for making it so special.

Thanks for the birthday wishes. It was a wonderful day spent with the people I love. Life is good.

Thanks for your birthday wishes! I had the perfect day with my family.

Thank you for the birthday wishes today - from beginning to end! Feeling the love!

Thank you for making me feel so blessed with love on my birthday.

Thank you for taking the time to wish me a happy birthday. It's really appreciated.

Your beautiful words really touched me. Thank you for the birthday wishes.

Thank you for the lovely birthday wishes. Your kind words really mean a lot.

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Funny Thank You for the Birthday Wishes

Sometimes it's hard being funny - especially if you're under the weather after your big birthday celebrations! Don't waste time struggling with writer's block - thank your friends and fam for your HBD wishes, with something that will make them laugh!

Sending my sincere thanks to everyone who wished me a Happy Birthday yesterday. Those who forgot are dead to me lol!

Thank you for taking the time to wish me a Happy Birthday! I can confirm, it was a VERY happy day!

I'm so sorry it has taken me so long to say THANK YOU for my birthday wishes! I'm still getting over the hangover.

Definitely feeling the love after all my happy birthday wishes! Thank you.

Oh, dear! My apologies for taking days to say thanks for my birthday wishes! I'm forgetful now that I'm so old.

To those "friends" who rubbed in how old I am... I still have a good memory. Your time is coming!

Another trip around the sun! (I'm getting hot flashes now!) Thank you for the birthday wishes.

Thanks all for the birthday wishes. I enjoyed hearing from so many friends, old and young. I guess I'm one of the oldest now haha!

Thanks for all the birthday wishes. Don't worry if you forgot my birthday. This is a thank you for my birthday wishes in 1991. I'm so forgetful too.

I want to thank everyone for the birthday wishes yesterday. I can't remember them - I had a few too many birthday wines!

All your awesome birthday wishes ALMOST made me forget that I have one foot in the grave. Thank you so much.

Thank you for the birthday wishes! Even to those who teased me for being so old now.

While you didn't send fancy presents or cash, your birthday wishes were still gold to me. Thank you!

All of your cheeky birthday wishes made turning a year older a little more bearable.

Sweet Thank You for the Birthday Wishes

If you want a sweet way to thank someone for your lovely birthday wishes, here you can choose from beautifully crafted, meaningful birthday messages for family and friends.

It was amazing to hear from friends and family yesterday. Thank you for making me feel so loved.

Thank you for the sweet birthday wishes. They were almost as sweet as my birthday cake!

Thank you for all the beautiful birthday wishes! My best birthday gift was being reminded of what wonderful friends and family I'm blessed with!

Your happy birthday message brightened my day. An extra big slice of birthday cake for you!

Thank you for your sweet wishes on my big birthday. Birthday wishes from you are always special.

My birthday wouldn't have been complete without hearing from you all. Thanks for the birthday wishes. They made my day!

I am grateful beyond words for your birthday message. Thanks for being an important part of my special day.

You are such a beautiful person, inside and out. Thank you for the birthday wishes.

I am grateful for each and every one of you. Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday.

I thank God for sending me an angel like you. Thank you for the birthday wishes.

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Thank You for the Birthday Gift

You might have received MORE than a birthday wish or card. If you've been sent a lovely present, you'll want to know "What is the best way to say thank you for a birthday gift?". Look no further!

Thank you for my birthday gift. That was so thoughtful of you!

Thank you for the amazing birthday gift. You shouldn't have, but I'm glad you did!

How did you know I wanted a {insert gift here}?! Thank you so much for my thoughtful birthday present.

Thank you for my birthday gift - I love it! I really appreciate the effort that went into organizing it.

I'm delighted to receive a beautiful birthday gift from you. Thank you so much.

Thank you so much for remembering my birthday and the lovely gift. That's so kind of you!

Thanks so much for my birthday gift. The truth is, YOU are the real gift!

Thanks for my birthday gift! My heart is filled with so much happiness knowing how much you care.

Your gift was so special, just like you. I'll treasure it always.

What a beautiful gift! Thank you for making my birthday sparkle.

The gift that you sent was such a wonderful surprise! Thank you for making my birthday a memorable one.

I'm so lucky to have such a thoughtful friend. Thank you for my birthday gift!

Thank You for the Birthday Wishes on Facebook

In the modern world, you're probably more likely to receive Facebook birthday messages, than birthday cards via snail mail. Especially from those forgetful friends. If you're wondering "How do you respond to birthday wishes on Facebook?", be sure to thank them with one of these Facebook posts.

Thank you to everyone who read their Facebook notifications yesterday! Your happy birthday messages brightened my day.

Hey friends, Thanks to everyone who took the time to wish me a Happy Birthday!

To everyone who posted birthday wishes on my profile... thanks for making me look a lot more popular than I actually am. Cheques are in the post!

Thanks to all my friends and family for the birthday wishes yesterday. I had an amazing day!

Thank you to everyone who posted sweet and funny birthday wishes on my Facebook profile. For those who posted my age... you'll be unfriended shortly.

Thank you for the birthday wishes! I'm so excited to see what happens this year!

My sincere thanks to everyone who took the time to wish me a Happy Birthday. It really meant a lot.

Each and every message from my FB friends made me feel special, even from that guy I had one class with in 1993.

Wow - thanks so much for thinking of me! Your birthday messages yesterday helped brighten my day.

Thank you for all of the birthday wishes. I love you all so much!

Thanks to everyone who wished me a Happy Birthday. To everyone else: consider yourself unfriended (jokes). Just buy me a drink *wink*

Here's my annual "thanks for the birthday wishes" status update. Honestly, I do appreciate them!

Thank you for the birthday wishes! I'm hoping you would have remembered my birthday without a Facebook reminder?!

To everyone who sent me Happy Birthday wishes - THANK YOU!

Thank you for the many, many birthday wishes yesterday! My phone notifications were beeping all day. I've never been so popular.

Many thanks to everyone who congratulated me on my milestone birthday. I had a wonderful day.

Thanks for all the birthday wishes! I received so many texts, calls, messages, and Facebook posts. Grateful for every one.

Thank You for the Birthday Wishes Over Text/SMS

Is your cell phone beeping with notifications and messages all day long? Be sure to say thank you for the birthday text messages. And why not add a few emojis to make it extra fun?

Waking up to birthday wishes from you was the best start to my day (even if I forgot to put my phone on silent, so you ACTUALLY woke me up!). Thanks so much x

Thank you for your wishes on my birthday. I'm excited to party with you all on the weekend!

Hello everyone! I want to thank you all for the warm wishes and let you know how amazing it feels to have you all as my friends.

I feel humbled to receive birthday messages from all of you. Thank you, everyone!

Thank you for flooding my inbox with so much birthday love x

Now it's my turn to thank all the special ones in my life! You made my birthday one to remember.

Even when you're far away, you still remember and take the time to send birthday wishes. Miss you x

Big thanks to everyone for all the birthday messages that made me cry - with laughter and love.

The birthday text from you was such a lovely surprise. Thanks! We should meet up soon.

Thank you for the birthday SMS yesterday! My phone notifications were beeping all day. I was definitely feeling the love.

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Thank You for the Birthday Wishes on Behalf of a Child

No matter your age, birthdays are very special. If your son or daughter is too young to thank friends and family themselves, be sure to give thanks on their behalf.

{Child's name} would like to say thank you for the birthday wishes. And thank you from us too!

Thank you for wishing {child's name} a happy birthday!

Thank you for my birthday wishes {Insert Grandma/Uncle etc}

A big thank you to everyone that wished {child's name} a happy birthday! We're so lucky to have friends and family like you.

I had a super fun birthday! Thank you {Insert Grandma/Uncle etc}

Thank you for making {child's name}'s birthday so special.

Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday {Insert Grandma etc}

Thank You for the Birthday Wishes for Family

When a loved one sends you a birthday wish, be sure to say thank you for the birthday wishes to your family member, especially if it's your grandma! One of our "thank yous" is sure to be just right.

Many thanks for congratulating me on my BIG milestone birthday. I had a wonderful day. We'll celebrate together soon.

I had an awesome birthday, thanks to my awesome family. Thank you for your awesomeness! I guess it's in our genes.

Thanks so much for thinking of me and remembering my birthday. We should catch up soon.

Thank you for the beautiful birthday wishes today and your support and love each and every day of the year.

I feel truly blessed to have such a wonderful family. Thank you for the birthday wishes.

Thanks for the birthday wishes you sent. I had an amazing day with my family.

THANK YOU for the happy birthday wishes - I had a wonderful day. See you soon!

Thank you for the birthday wishes. I love you so much!

I feel so grateful to be part of this incredible family. Thank you for your lovely birthday messages.

It was definitely a birthday to remember this year, and that's because of family like you.

Thank you for sending your love and birthday wishes. You are a blessing in my life.

Your loving birthday wish means everything to me. Thank you for always being there for me.

Thank You for the Birthday Wishes for Co-workers & Boss

We work so much that you are bound to find yourself on the job when it's your birthday! Be sure to say thank you for the birthday wishes to your co-workers and boss - it might even get you a raise!

Thanks for the birthday wishes work-fam!

Thank you very much for making my workday birthday much more special than usual.

Thanks for taking me out for a birthday lunch, boss! It means a lot that I'm a valued employee.

Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday today. Those kind words were a great reminder of why I love being a part of this team.

I'm lucky to have such a thoughtful boss. Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday, and for the office cake!

What a wonderful workmate you are! I was delighted that you remembered my birthday. Thank you for the birthday wishes and for decorating my desk.

Thank you everyone - the birthday card from all of the team is so appreciated. It really made my birthday extra special (even if I was working)!

Thanks for the birthday wishes! Coming to work on my birthday isn't so bad when I work with people like you.

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