Thomas - Meaning Of Thomas, What Does Thomas Mean?

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Thomas Meaning


What does Thomas mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 54 in baby name popularity for boys with 6972 occurrences.  It ranked 18828 in popular baby names for girls with 5 occurrences. 

View the Thomas Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Thomas has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Thomas to other names.


The names Foma, Tamati, Tamhas, Thomasina, Thomasine, Tomasz, Tomaz, Tomik, Tommaso, Tomos, Toms, Toomas, Tuomas, Tuomo are all forms of Thomas.

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

Thomas falls into the name categories classic, easy nickname.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Thomas Edison, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas E Lawrence, Thomas Paine.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Thomas in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Thomas Numerology page.

Thomas Numerology
Thomas in Hieroglyhics
Thomas in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

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