Thomas is a strong and traditional classic. In the Bible, Thomas was one of the 12 apostles. Today Thomas can be found in all spheres of contemporary life, from actor Tom Hardy to NFL star Tom Brady. Distinguished bearers of the name include inventor Thomas Edison and Founding Father Thomas Jefferson. who later became president. Three saints bear the name: theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas, Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket and Sir Thomas More. And don’t forget novelists Wolfe, Pynchon and Hardy.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Isiah ThomasBasketball Player
- Thomas EakinsPainter
- Thomas E. DeweyUnited States Governor
- Thomas EdisonInventor
- Thomas GibsonTV Actor
- Thomas Haden ChurchActor
- Thomas JeffersonPresident, United States President
- Thomas KydPlaywright
- Thomas MannNovelist
- Thomas NastCartoonist
- Thomas WolfeNovelist
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