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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tomas

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Alt. Meaning

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

O is for original, one of a kind!

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for able, for you surely are.

S is for special, you are, you know!

Notable Persons Named Tomas

Tomáš Rosický is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., AC Sparta Prague, Borussia Dortmund, and Czech Republic national under-17 football team. Tomáš was born on October 4th, 1980 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

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Tomáš Berdych is a tennis player. Tomáš was born on September 17th, 1985 in Valašské Meziříčí.

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Sir Tom Stoppard is a writer. Tom was given the name Tomáš Straussler on July 3rd, 1937 in Zlín.

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Tómas Lemarquis is an actor. He was most active from 2001 to present. Tómas was born on August 3rd, 1977 in Reykjavík.

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Tom Araya is a thrash metal musician. He plays ESP Guitars. He has been prominent since 1981. Tom was given the name Tomás Enrique Araya Díaz on June 6th, 1961 in Viña del Mar, Chile. Tom is also known as Tom Araya.

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Tomás de Torquemada was a grand inquisitor. Tomás was born in 1420 in Torquemada or Valladolid, Spain. He breathed his last breath on September 16th, 1498.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tomas

Raúl de Tomás is a soccer player for the Córdoba CF, Real Madrid C.F., CD San Roque de Lepe, Real Madrid C, Real Madrid Castilla, Spain national under-16 football team, Spain national under-17 football team, and Spain national under-18 football team. Raúl was born on October 17th, 1994 in Madrid, Spain.

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Américo Tomás was a President of Portugal, Minister of the Navy, Minister of Defence, Minister of the Colonies, Portuguese Navy, Ministry of National Defense (Portugal), and Overseas Ministry (Portugal). His career lasted from 1958 to 1974. His military service ended in 1974. Américo was born on November 19th, 1894 in Lisbon. He left this life on September 18th, 1987.

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Piri Thomas was a writer. Piri was given the name Juan Pedro Tomas on September 30th, 1928. He passed away on October 17th, 2011.

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Yasmany Tomás is a baseball player for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Yasmany was born on November 14th, 1990 in Havana. Yasmany is also known as Tomás and Yasmani.

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Stjepan Tomas is an athlete for the NK Istra, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, Vicenza Calcio, Calcio Como, Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), Galatasaray S.K. (football), FC Rubin Kazan, Gaziantepspor, Bucaspor, and Croatia national football team. Stjepan was born on March 6th, 1976 in Bugojno.

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Marko Tomas is a basketball player for the TED Ankara Kolejliler, Real Madrid, KK Zagreb, Real Madrid Baloncesto, Baloncesto Fuenlabrada, KK Cibona, Fenerbahçe Men's Basketball, and KK Cedevita in the Turkish Basketball Super League. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Marko was born on January 3rd, 1985 in Koprivnica.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 18 0 18
1881 18 0 18
1882 17 0 17
1883 13 0 13
1884 18 0 18
1885 17 0 17
1886 20 0 20
1887 7 0 7
1888 15 0 15
1889 9 0 9
1890 16 0 16
1891 6 0 6
1892 15 0 15
1893 8 0 8
1894 10 0 10
1895 6 0 6
1896 19 0 19
1897 11 0 11
1898 14 0 14
1899 17 0 17
1900 16 0 16
1901 15 0 15
1902 19 0 19
1903 16 0 16
1904 21 0 21
1905 18 0 18
1906 17 0 17
1907 29 0 29
1908 18 0 18
1909 27 0 27
1910 43 0 43
1911 20 0 20
1912 55 0 55
1913 50 0 50
1914 62 0 62
1915 63 0 63
1916 78 0 78
1917 69 0 69
1918 89 0 89
1919 93 0 93
1920 114 0 114
1921 121 0 121
1922 141 0 141
1923 159 0 159
1924 143 0 143
1925 147 0 147
1926 149 0 149
1927 158 0 158
1928 165 6 159
1929 139 0 139
1930 162 5 157
1931 114 0 114
1932 130 0 130
1933 119 0 119
1934 145 0 145
1935 135 0 135
1936 144 0 144
1937 123 0 123
1938 154 0 154
1939 110 0 110
1940 111 0 111
1941 147 0 147
1942 142 0 142
1943 157 0 157
1944 146 0 146
1945 163 0 163
1946 173 0 173
1947 187 0 187
1948 175 0 175
1949 199 0 199
1950 175 0 175
1951 174 0 174
1952 207 0 207
1953 189 0 189
1954 170 0 170
1955 195 0 195
1956 185 0 185
1957 201 0 201
1958 211 0 211
1959 192 0 192
1960 205 0 205
1961 198 0 198
1962 226 0 226
1963 200 0 200
1964 197 0 197
1965 194 0 194
1966 218 0 218
1967 200 0 200
1968 227 0 227
1969 208 0 208
1970 251 0 251
1971 231 0 231
1972 260 6 254
1973 250 0 250
1974 266 0 266
1975 265 0 265
1976 284 0 284
1977 281 0 281
1978 269 0 269
1979 263 0 263
1980 358 0 358
1981 332 0 332
1982 304 0 304
1983 296 0 296
1984 339 0 339
1985 325 0 325
1986 330 0 330
1987 320 5 315
1988 352 0 352
1989 366 0 366
1990 392 0 392
1991 425 0 425
1992 435 0 435
1993 421 0 421
1994 467 5 462
1995 464 0 464
1996 510 0 510
1997 456 0 456
1998 494 0 494
1999 452 0 452
2000 494 0 494
2001 492 0 492
2002 523 0 523
2003 537 0 537
2004 515 0 515
2005 508 0 508
2006 533 0 533
2007 489 0 489
2008 475 0 475
2009 461 0 461
2010 384 0 384
2011 369 0 369
2012 358 0 358
2013 346 0 346
2014 390 0 390
2015 341 0 341
2016 344 0 344
2017 351 0 351

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Popularity of Tomas as a first name

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Popularity of Tomas as a last name

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Common last names for Tomas

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  • Rivera
  • Perez
  • Lopez
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Ramirez
  • Flores
  • Ortiz
  • Diaz
  • Gonzales
  • Santiago
  • Morales
  • Garza

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tomas U.S.
  White 25.39% 64.26%
  African American 4.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 55.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tomas

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

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Fun Facts about the name Tomas

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  • How Popular is the name Tomas? Tomas is the 1,439th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tomas was the 4,623rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tomas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,804 babies born with the first name Tomas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tomas to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tomas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • When was Tomas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tomas is Sunday, December 2nd, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Tomas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tomas was in 2003 with a total of 537 babies.
  • Random Tomas Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tomas ranks 90th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 23 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Tomas: Your name in reverse order is Samot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tomsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tomas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,673 people with the last name Tomas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tomas? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Tomas as their last name.

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