TOM (1)
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: TAHM (English), TAWM (Dutch)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of THOMAS. Tom Sawyer was the main character in several of Mark Twain's novels, first appearing in 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' (1876). Other famous bearers are American actors Tom Hanks (1956-) and Tom Cruise (1962-).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Thom, Tommie, Tommy (English), Maas (Dutch)
FEMININE FORMS: Tamsin (English (British)), Thomasina (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Te'oma (Ancient Aramaic), Thomas (Biblical), Thomas (Biblical Greek), Thomas (Biblical Latin), Toma (Bulgarian), Tomàs (Catalan), Toma, Tomica, Tomo (Croatian), Tomáš (Czech), Thomas (Danish), Toomas (Estonian), Tuomas, Tuomo, Tomi, Tommi (Finnish), Thomas (French), Toma (Georgian), Thomas (German), Thomas (Greek), Tamás, Tomi (Hungarian), Tomás (Irish), Tommaso (Italian), Toms (Latvian), Tomas (Lithuanian), Toma (Macedonian), Tamati (Maori), Thomas, Tomas (Norwegian), Tomasz, Tomek (Polish), Tomás, Tomé (Portuguese), Toma (Romanian), Foma (Russian), Tàmhas, Tavish, Tòmas, Tam (Scottish), Toma (Serbian), Tomáš (Slovak), Tomaž (Slovene), Tomás (Spanish), Thomas, Tomas (Swedish), Tomos, Tomi, Twm (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  - 
England/Wales  ranked #196 
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Belgium  ranked #30 
France  ranked #13 
Ireland  ranked #58 
Netherlands  ranked #53 
Northern Ireland  ranked #70 
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