Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #61 in 2013 and #54 in 2014.

Famous People

Thomas Jefferson (Politician), Thomas Gibson (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Thomas Jane (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Thomas McDonell (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Thomas Rhett (Singer), Thomas Dekker (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor), Thomas Lennon (Movie Actor,TV Actor,Writer), Thomas Pynchon (Writer)


In English

Origin: From Ancient Greek Θωμᾶς ‎(Thōmâs), the Biblical Greek transcription of Aramaic תאומא or תאמא ‎(“twin”), the nickname of one of the Twelve Apostles. In the gospel of John (11:16, 20:24), the Aramaic nickname is also translated into Greek, as δίδυμος ‎(dídumos). Rendered Thomas in the Vulgate, and hence in English Bible translations. Use as a given name since the Middle Ages, e.g. Thomas the Presbyter (7th century), Thomas the Slav (8th century), Thomas of Bayeux (died 1100).


-A city in Oklahoma

-A city in West Virginia

-An Apostle, best remembered for doubting the resurrection of Jesus.

-(derogatory Christianity) An infidel (in reference to the doubting Apostle).

-( male name -comes from the Aramaic language-) of biblical origin, popular since the 13th century.

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In Swedish


-( male name), a popular spelling variant of (Tomas).

In Danish


-Thomas (biblical figure)

-( male name) of biblical origin.

In Norman


-(alternative form of Thonmas -jer).

In Norwegian

Origin: From Vulgate Latin Thomas, from Ancient Greek Θωμᾶς ‎(Thōmâs), from Aramaic ܬܐܘܡܐ or תאומא ‎(“Thomas”), from ܬܐܡܐ or תאמא ‎(“twin”). Recorded as a given name in Norway since the 13th century.


-( male name).