Given Name TOM (1)

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: TAHM (American English), TAWM (British English, Dutch)  [details]

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 include American actors Tom Hanks (1956-) and Tom Cruise (1962-).
VARIANTS: Thom, Tommie, Tommy (English), Maas (Dutch)
FEMININE FORMS: Thomasina (English), Tamsin, Tamsyn (English (British))
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Te'oma (Ancient Aramaic), Thomas (Biblical), Thomas (Biblical Greek), Thomas (Biblical Latin), Toma (Bulgarian), Tomàs (Catalan), Toma, Tomica, Tomo (Croatian), Tomáš (Czech), Toomas (Estonian), Tuomas, Tuomo, Tomi, Tommi (Finnish), Thomas (French), Toma (Georgian), Thomas (Greek), Tamás, Tomi (Hungarian), Tómas (Icelandic), Tomás (Irish), Tommaso (Italian), Toms (Latvian), Tomas (Lithuanian), Toma (Macedonian), Tamati (Maori), Tomasz, Tomek (Polish), Tomás, Tomé (Portuguese), Toma (Romanian), Foma (Russian), Tàmhas, Tavish, Tòmas, Tam (Scottish), Toma (Serbian), Tomáš (Slovak), Tomaž (Slovene), Tomás (Spanish), Tomos, Tomi, Twm (Welsh)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017