Pronunciation:tom us

Variations:Domas, Tomas

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Thomas is a traditional name that would be perfect for those parents looking for a modern sounding biblical name.

Detailed Meaning

New Testament name, borne by one of Christ’s twelve Apostles, referred to as ‘Thomas, called Didymus’. Didymos is the Greek word for ‘twin’, and the name is the Greek form of an Aramaic byname meaning ‘twin’. The given name has always been popular throughout Christendom, in part because St Thomas’s doubts have made him a very human character.

Famous People With This Name

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, better known as Tom Hanks, is an American actor most famous for his iconic movie roles in “Splash,” “Forrest Gump” and “The Green Mile,” just to name a few. Tom Hardy (full name Edward Thomas Hardy) is an English actor most famous for his roles in “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Mad Max: Fury Road.” Thomas “Tom” Brady is an American athelete who plays quarterback for the New England Patriots.

Possible Nicknames

Some possible nicknames for Thomas are Tom, Tam, Thom, Tomie, Tomkin, Tommey, Tommie and Tommy.

Related Names

Thomas can also be spelt Tomas.

Stories Featuring This Name

Thomas is the main character of the children’s animated series, “Thomas the Tank Engine.” Thomas “Tommy” Pickles is the main character on the animated series, “The Rugrats.” Thomas Barrow is a character on the popular show “Downton Abbey.”

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