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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Toma

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  • A submission from Georgia says the name Toma means "Twins" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from New York, United States says the name Toma is of French origin and means "Variant of thomas".
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Wiktionary

Borrowing from Italian toma.

  1. A semi-hard Italian cheese from Piedmont

toma was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Galician, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Toma

Toma Caragiu was a writer. Toma was born on August 21st, 1925 in Aetomilitsa. He left this life on March 4th, 1977.

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Toma Bašić is a soccer player for the HNK Hajduk Split, NK Dubrava, NK Zagreb, NK Rudeš, HNK Hajduk Split Reserves, Academy, and Croatia national under-19 football team. Toma was born on November 25th, 1996 in Zagreb.

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Toma was born on July 20th, 1883 in Ploiești. He passed away on October 16th, 1960.

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Toma Niger is a bishop, diplomat, and renaissance humanism. Toma was born in Split, Croatia.

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Toma Raspasani is a parish priest, vicar of the archbishop of skopje, pjetër bogdani, translator, pastor, vicar, and parish priest(fl. 1679). Toma was born in 1648 in Skopska Crna Gora.

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Toma was born in 1924 in Alqosh. Toma is also known as Abu Joseph. He died on October 15th, 1996.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Toma

Ikuta Toma is an actor, singing, and singer. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Ikuta was born on October 7th, 1984 in Muroran, Hokkaido. Ikuta is also known as Toma-chan and Tomasu.

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Sauro Tomà is a soccer player for the History of A.C. Voghera, Spezia Calcio, Torino F.C., Brescia Calcio, and F.C. Bari 1908. Sauro was born on December 4th, 1925 in La Spezia, Italy.

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Yumi Tōma is a voice acting, singing, voice actress, and singer. They were most active from 1986 to present. Yumi was given the name Yumi Nakagawa on December 20th, 1966 in Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

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Sergiu was born on January 29th, 1987.

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Svetlana Toma is an actress. She was most prominent from 1960 to 1960. Svetlana was given the name Svetlana Fomichyova on March 24th, 1947 in Chişinău, Moldova.

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Andras was born on December 5th, 1925. He left this life on March 30th, 2004.

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How popular is the baby name Toma in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1929 5 5 0
1943 14 14 0
1944 9 9 0
1947 12 12 0
1948 13 13 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 7 7 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 5 5 0
1955 8 8 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 6 6 0
1961 7 7 0
1964 5 5 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 64 21 43
1974 105 21 84
1975 32 6 26
1976 26 8 18
1977 18 0 18
1978 24 0 24
1979 14 0 14
1980 6 0 6
1982 9 0 9
1984 5 0 5
1987 5 0 5
1988 5 0 5
1989 5 0 5
1991 7 0 7
1992 5 0 5
1993 9 0 9
1995 9 0 9
1996 9 0 9
1997 8 0 8
1998 11 6 5
1999 8 0 8
2000 14 0 14
2001 8 0 8
2002 11 0 11
2003 8 0 8
2004 6 0 6
2005 11 0 11
2006 8 0 8
2008 9 0 9
2009 11 0 11
2010 12 0 12
2011 17 0 17
2012 7 0 7
2013 11 0 11
2014 14 0 14
2015 16 0 16
2016 11 0 11
2017 15 0 15

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Popularity of Toma as a first name

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Popularity of Toma as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Toma U.S.
  White 77.97% 64.26%
  African American 0.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.11% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Toma

People with the last name Toma are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Toma

  • How Popular is the name Toma? Toma is the 12,908th most popular name of all time. As a last name Toma was the 7,558th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Toma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 727 babies born with the first name Toma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Toma to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Toma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1929 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Toma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Toma is Monday, January 31st, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Toma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Toma was in 1974 with a total of 84 babies.
  • Random Toma Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Toma is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Toma: Your name in reverse order is Amot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Omat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Toma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,399 people with the last name Toma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toma? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Toma as their last name.

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