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Ranked #11


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #75).

What does the name "Thomas" mean?

Thomas (Greek): A Twin

The name "Thomas" is of Greek origin and it means "A Twin". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for hug, give one today!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

S is for success, in all you will do.

Your name in reverse order is "Samoht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Stmaho". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Thomas" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Thomas? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,291,517 babies born with the name Thomas in the United States. That's more than enough Thomas to occupy the country of Lesotho with an estimated population of 2,217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 2,542 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Thomas" was in 1952 with a total of 48,617 babies. (That's a lot of baby Thomas)

According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Thomas" ranks #14 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 241 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 19,838 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Thomas popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Thomas in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Thomas

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise is an actor and filmmaker with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1981 to present. Tom was born in 1962 as Thomas Cruise Mapother IV in Syracuse, New York, U.S.


Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger is a fashion designer. Tommy was born in 1951 as Thomas Jacob Hilfiger in Elmira, New York, U.S.


Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Tom was born in 1981 as Thomas William Hiddleston in Westminster, London, England.


Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks is an actor and filmmaker with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1978 to present. Tom was born in 1956 as Thomas Jeffrey Hanks in Concord, California, U.S.


Sean Connery

Sean Connery is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1954 to 2012. Sean was born in 1930 as Thomas Sean Connery in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.


Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck is an actor and film producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1969 to present. Tom was born in 1945 as Thomas William Selleck in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.


Past life for Thomas born Jul 13, 1969

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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