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Popularity
2.3m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Thomas

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: A Twin
  • #11 All Time
  • #54 in 2014
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18802,54282,534#8 boy name
18812,293112,282#9 boy name
18822,622122,610#8 boy name
18832,31602,316#10 boy name
18842,582102,572#8 boy name
18852,27592,266#10 boy name
18862,34582,337#10 boy name
18872,15872,151#9 boy name
18882,463142,449#12 boy name
18892,245122,233#12 boy name
18902,20992,200#12 boy name
18911,995131,982#12 boy name
18922,429162,413#12 boy name
18932,173162,157#12 boy name
18942,17992,170#12 boy name
18952,167142,153#11 boy name
18962,099112,088#12 boy name
18971,996161,980#11 boy name
18982,172112,161#10 boy name
18991,81981,811#11 boy name
19002,573162,557#11 boy name
19011,832121,820#11 boy name
19022,150162,134#11 boy name
19031,97191,962#10 boy name
19042,073162,057#11 boy name
19052,153182,135#10 boy name
19062,189132,176#10 boy name
19072,187122,175#11 boy name
19082,323222,301#10 boy name
19092,480122,468#10 boy name
19102,869182,851#12 boy name
19113,316233,293#10 boy name
19126,119346,085#10 boy name
19137,133367,097#10 boy name
19148,898488,850#11 boy name
191511,5364611,490#10 boy name
191612,0464911,997#10 boy name
191712,6675512,612#10 boy name
191813,9806913,911#10 boy name
191913,5026613,436#10 boy name
192015,0198214,937#11 boy name
192115,3857615,309#11 boy name
192215,3346715,267#11 boy name
192315,9506615,884#12 boy name
192416,6398516,554#11 boy name
192516,7667816,688#11 boy name
192616,71311116,602#11 boy name
192717,13211617,016#11 boy name
192816,71914216,577#11 boy name
192916,38812116,267#11 boy name
193017,14412817,016#11 boy name
193116,9268916,837#10 boy name
193216,9199216,827#10 boy name
193316,5949616,498#10 boy name
193417,4316217,369#9 boy name
193517,7467217,674#9 boy name
193618,4167618,340#8 boy name
193719,8386619,772#9 boy name
193821,4497621,373#9 boy name
193922,1987422,124#9 boy name
194024,0718623,985#8 boy name
194126,7167526,641#8 boy name
194231,20510331,102#8 boy name
194332,9569132,865#8 boy name
194431,69510031,595#8 boy name
194531,97710031,877#8 boy name
194638,97310938,864#8 boy name
194744,94110344,838#8 boy name
194843,8939543,798#8 boy name
194945,30110045,201#8 boy name
195045,7038345,620#8 boy name
195148,3279048,237#8 boy name
195248,6957848,617#8 boy name
195347,06810146,967#8 boy name
195447,2118047,131#8 boy name
195545,8797245,807#8 boy name
195644,90310344,800#9 boy name
195744,69011044,580#9 boy name
195842,17911742,062#9 boy name
195940,41212640,286#9 boy name
196039,41912039,299#9 boy name
196137,65411037,544#9 boy name
196236,64911336,536#9 boy name
196335,64513635,509#9 boy name
196434,57711334,464#9 boy name
196531,74711231,635#9 boy name
196629,13511829,017#10 boy name
196728,42313828,285#12 boy name
196827,57812227,456#12 boy name
196927,59410327,491#13 boy name
197026,82113226,689#17 boy name
197123,29613123,165#17 boy name
197219,6679619,571#20 boy name
197318,04210117,941#19 boy name
197417,3799317,286#20 boy name
197516,6448616,558#20 boy name
197616,22010116,119#23 boy name
197716,72512316,602#22 boy name
197816,62113116,490#23 boy name
197916,59712216,475#26 boy name
198017,67711117,566#25 boy name
198117,27311117,162#26 boy name
198217,68611017,576#23 boy name
198317,70614717,559#24 boy name
198417,70611817,588#25 boy name
198517,70311317,590#25 boy name
198617,47112817,343#26 boy name
198718,24512518,120#24 boy name
198818,90811718,791#23 boy name
198918,5017018,431#23 boy name
199018,2584418,214#26 boy name
199116,8214116,780#28 boy name
199215,3183515,283#27 boy name
199314,8882914,859#27 boy name
199414,9242114,903#27 boy name
199514,1893014,159#27 boy name
199613,8283113,797#28 boy name
199712,9131912,894#31 boy name
199812,9001712,883#31 boy name
199912,8091912,790#31 boy name
200012,6612312,638#33 boy name
200112,1621512,147#33 boy name
200211,3051411,291#36 boy name
200310,9461610,930#36 boy name
200410,5343910,495#37 boy name
200510,0431010,033#40 boy name
20069,521179,504#51 boy name
20078,92988,921#52 boy name
20088,34908,349#52 boy name
20097,728137,715#57 boy name
20107,125117,114#62 boy name
20116,906106,896#63 boy name
20126,833106,823#63 boy name
20136,76486,756#61 boy name
20146,97756,972#54 boy name

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Thomas" ranks #15 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 261 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of 16,597 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Thomas" mean? The list below shows the origins of Thomas as well as things modernly associated with the name Thomas such as celebrities named Thomas.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Thomas

The name "Thomas" is of Greek origin, and it means "A Twin". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Tom Cruise

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

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Tommy Hilfiger

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

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Tom Hiddleston

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

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Tom Hanks

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

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Sean Connery

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

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Tom Selleck

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

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Alternative Meanings

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

H is for hand, that you always give.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

Your name in reverse order is "Samoht". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Omthas". 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.

Past life for Thomas born Nov 26, 1955

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 Southern New Zealand approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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