Thomas: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Thomas

Of Aramaic origin, the name Thomas is said to mean “twin,” but you’re allowed to use the name if you’re just having one baby at a time (slacker).

Nicknames:

Tom, Tommy, Tom-a-rino. Okay, maybe not Tom-a-rino.

Famous people named Thomas:

Founding Father and 3rd president of the U.S. Thomas Jefferson; painters Thomas Kinkade; actors Tom Hanks, Thomas Hardy, Tom Cruise, Thomas Felton, and Tom Hiddleston; theologian Thomas Aquinas; poet Thomas Sterns “T.S.” Eliot.

Fun fact:

Your little Thomas will share his name with Thomas James Kenny — best known as the voice of Spongebob Squarepants.

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