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Thomas Meaning

    

What does Thomas mean?

The name Thomas is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Thomas is "twin".

Thomas is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Tho-mas.

The Given Name Thomas

Greek form of the Aramaic name Ta'oma meaning "twin".

In the New Testament, Jesus renames one of his twelve apostles Thomas.

Thomas is quite a fearless name and a welcome find.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Although often used, your refined little Thomas, is sure to make it all his own.

Thomas falls into the name categories classic, easy nickname.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Thomas Kempis, and Thomas A. Steitz.

Thomas Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 51 in baby name popularity for boys with 7,123 occurrences. It ranked 10,724 in baby name popularity for girls with 10 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 54 in baby name popularity for boys with 7,002 occurrences. It ranked 18,906 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.

Want to see how Thomas sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Thomas Name Popularity Page.

Thomas Related Names

Variants of the name Thomas include Tamhais, Thomase.

The names Foma, Tamas, Tamati, Tamhas, Tamsin, Taoma, Tavis, Tavish, Thoma, Thomasa, Thomasina, Thomasine, Thomkins, Thompson, Thomsina, Tomas, Tomasa, Tomasina, Tomasso, Tomasz, Tomaz, Tomik, Tommaso, Tommasso, Tomos, Toms, Toomas, Tuomas, Tuomo are all forms of Thomas.

Thomas has the diminutives (nicknames) Maas, Tam, Thom, Tom, Tomi, Tommi, Tommie, Tommy.

Famous Thomass

  • Thomas ~ Biblical Character (Matt. 10:3/John 11:16)
  • Thomas Kempis ~ Saint
  • Thomas A. Steitz ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2009
  • Thomas Abel ~ Saint
  • Thomas Akafuji ~ Saint
  • Thomas Alfield ~ Saint
  • Thomas Aquinas ~ Saint
  • Thomas Arne ~ Musician
  • Thomas Atkinson ~ Saint
  • Thomas Barlow ~ Basketball Player
  • Thomas Becket ~ Saint
  • Thomas Belson ~ Saint
  • Thomas Berge ~ Musician
  • Thomas Bosgrave ~ Saint
  • Thomas Brodie Sangster ~ Actor
  • Thomas Bullaker ~ Saint
  • Thomas C. Sudhof ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 2013
  • Thomas Cech ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1989
  • Thomas Cottam ~ Saint
  • Thomas Danki ~ Saint
  • Thomas De ~ Saint
  • Thomas de Maurienne ~ Saint
  • Thomas Dekker ~ Actor
  • Thomas Dien ~ Saint
  • Thomas Du ~ Saint
  • Thomas Edison ~ Scientist
  • Thomas Felton ~ Saint
  • Thomas Ford ~ Saint
  • Thomas Fulthrop ~ Saint
  • Thomas Garnet ~ Saint
  • Thomas Gibson ~ Actor
  • Thomas Gradgrind ~ Hard Times character
  • Thomas Green ~ Saint
  • Thomas Guengoro ~ Saint
  • Thomas Haden Church ~ Actor
  • Thomas Hardy ~ Writer
  • Thomas Hemerford ~ Saint
  • Thomas Henry Huxley ~ Scientist
  • Thomas Holford ~ Saint
  • Thomas Holland ~ Saint
  • Thomas Howes ~ Actor
  • Thomas Huckle Weller ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1954
  • Thomas Hunt ~ Saint
  • Thomas Hunt Morgan ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1933
  • Thomas Ian Nicholas ~ Actor
  • Thomas Ismay ~ Business Mogul
  • Thomas J. Sargent ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 2011
  • Thomas Jane ~ Actor
  • Thomas Jefferson ~ U. S. President (1801-1809)
  • Thomas Johnson ~ Saint
  • Thomas Kotenda ~ Saint
  • Thomas Koyanangi ~ Saint
  • Thomas Kozaki ~ Saint
  • Thomas Kretschmann ~ Actor
  • Thomas Kufioji ~ Saint
  • Thomas Mann ~ Nobel Prize for Literature 1929, Writer
  • Thomas Maxfield ~ Saint
  • Thomas Mitchell ~ Actor, Explorer
  • Thomas More ~ Saint
  • Thomas N'Kono ~ Soccer Player
  • Thomas Newcomen ~ Scientist
  • Thomas Newman ~ Musician
  • Thomas of Antioch ~ Saint
  • Thomas of Biville ~ Saint
  • Thomas of Dover ~ Saint
  • Thomas of Foligno ~ Saint
  • Thomas of Hereford ~ Saint
  • Thomas of Maurienne ~ Saint
  • Thomas of Saint Hyacinth ~ Saint
  • Thomas of the Holy Rosary ~ Saint
  • Thomas Palasor ~ Saint
  • Thomas Pelham Holles ~ British Prime Minister (1754-1756; 1757-1762)
  • Thomas Percy ~ Saint
  • Thomas Pickering ~ Saint
  • Thomas Plumtree ~ Saint
  • Thomas Pormort ~ Saint
  • Thomas Reynolds ~ Saint
  • Thomas Schelling ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 2005
  • Thomas Sherwood ~ Saint
  • Thomas Somers ~ Saint
  • Thomas Sprott ~ Saint
  • Thomas Thwing ~ Saint
  • Thomas Toan ~ Saint
  • Thomas Tomaki ~ Saint
  • Thomas Tsuji ~ Saint
  • Thomas Tunstal ~ Saint
  • Thomas Vinyemon ~ Saint
  • Thomas Warcop ~ Saint
  • Thomas Watson Jr. ~ Business Mogul
  • Thomas Welbourne ~ Saint
  • Thomas Whitbread ~ Saint
  • Thomas Woodhouse ~ Saint
  • Thomas Young ~ Scientist

Thomas Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Thomas.

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Thomas Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Thomas in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Thomas.

Just for fun, see the name Thomas in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Thomas in Nautical Flags page.