US Popularity:56
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 Hebrew 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 they're 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
  • Thomas E. Dewey
    United States Governor
  • Thomas Edison
  • Thomas Gibson
    TV Actor
  • Thomas Haden Church
  • Thomas Jefferson
    President, United States President
  • Thomas Kyd
  • Thomas Mann
  • Thomas Nast
  • Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Thomas is currently #424 on The Bump
Boy:Thomas is currently #249 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Thomas is currently #56 in U.S. births
Boy:Thomas is currently #41 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 4
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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