Popularity:1545
Origin:Aramaic
Meaning:Twin
A variant of the perennial favorite, Thomas, Tomas is a classic boy’s name of Aramaic and Greek origins. Meaning “twin,” Tomas has been considered a biblical name, owing to the Christian apostle, St. Thomas, and was often referred to as “Doubting Thomas.” After hearing of Jesus’ resurrection, Thomas was thought to be the first person to acknowledge Jesus’s divinity. Religious connections aside, Tomas also shares ties with some notable cultural influences over the years, including Jefferson, Edison, and Hanks. In close company with religious figures and popular icons, Tomas is sure to be a wonderful addition to the family.

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