Origin:Aramaic
Popularity:65
Meaning:Twin
Thomas is a classic, male-given name of Aramaic origin, meaning "twin." The name walks hand in hand with fame and fortune, with countless Hollywood stars bearing the first name or its diminutive, "Tom." Baby Thomas is undoubtedly destined for stardom, with cultural icons like Jones, Hanks, and Cruise and modern-day heartthrobs Hiddleston and Holland holding the title. This traditional name has been a superstar in homes long before now, though. Thomas was first observed in the Bible as one of the 12 apostles before American president Jefferson, writer Hardy, and inventor Edison made history. It would be impossible to forget Thomas the Tank Engine, too. An icon in its own right, this friendly train will certainly instill pride and joy in baby for sharing the namesake. A timeless and loveable name, baby Thomas might be double the trouble, but he's definitely worth it!

Famous People Named Thomas

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Isiah Thomas
    Basketball Player
  • Thomas Eakins
    Painter
  • Thomas E. Dewey
    United States Governor
  • Thomas Edison
    Inventor
  • Thomas Gibson
    TV Actor
  • Thomas Haden Church
    Actor
  • Thomas Jefferson
    President, United States President
  • Thomas Kyd
    Playwright
  • Thomas Mann
    Novelist
  • Thomas Nast
    Cartoonist
  • Thomas Wolfe
    Novelist

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Source: Social Security Administration

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