Namesakes

Emmy Award Winners: 2 actors
(actor) Tom Selleck   1984   Magnum, P.I.  
(actor) Tom Skerritt   1993   Picket Fences  
Fictional Characters from Books: 5 characters, 1 hero, 1 villain
Tom Jones   1749   Tom Jones  
Tom Bertram   1814   Mansfield Park  
Tom Sawyer   1876   The Adventures of Tom Sawyer  
Tom Kitten   1907; 1908   The Tale of Tom Kitten; The Tale of Samuel Whiskers  
Tom Buchanan   1925   The Great Gatsby  
Tom Joad   1939   The Grapes of Wrath  
Lord Voldemort (a.k.a. Tom)   1997   Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Tom Horton   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Tom Underlay   2005   Invasion  
Hall-of-Famers: 3 basketball, 3 football, 2 ice hockey, 1 baseball
(ice hockey) Tom Hooper   1962  
(football) Tom Fears   1970  
(ice hockey) Tom Johnson   1970  
(basketball) Tom Gola   1975  
(basketball) Tom Heinsohn   1986  
(football) Tom Landry   1990  
(baseball) Tom Seaver   1992  
(football) Tom Mack   1999  
(basketball) Tom "Satch" Sanders   2011  
Harry Potter Characters: 2 characters
Tom Riddle  
Lord Voldemort (a.k.a. Tom)  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 17 actors, 1 comedian/actor
Tom Skerritt   1933-  
Tom Oliver   1938-  
Tom Selleck   1945-  
Tom Wilkinson   1948-  
Tom Jackson   1948-  
Tom Berenger   1949-  
Tom Waits   1949-  
Tom Wopat   1951-  
Tom Hanks   1956-  
Tom Arnold   1959-  
Tom Amandes   1959-  
Tom Sizemore   1961-  
Tom Cruise   1962-  
Tom Welling   1977-  
Tom Hardy   1977-  
Tom Hiddleston   1981-  
Tom Cullen   1985-  
Tom Felton   1987-  
Notable Athletes: 3 basketball, 2 football, 2 ice hockey, 2 rugby, 2 soccer, 1 baseball, 1 driving, 1 golf
(ice hockey) Tom Hooper   1883-1960  
(football) Tom Fears   1922-2000  
(ice hockey) Tom Johnson   1928-2007  
(basketball) Tom Gola   1933-2014  
(basketball) Tom Heinsohn   1934-  
(basketball) Tom "Satch" Sanders   1938-  
(football) Tom Mack   1943-  
(baseball) Tom Seaver   1944-  
(golf) Tom Watson   1949-  
(driving) Tom Coronel   1972-  
(soccer) Tom Heaton   1986-  
(rugby) Tom Wood   1986-  
(rugby) Tom Youngs   1987-  
(soccer) Tom Rogić   1992-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Tom Monaghan   1937-  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Tom Hooper   1972-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Tom Brokaw   1940-  
Notable Musicians: 2 musicians, 2 singers
Tom Jackson   1948-     
Tom Waits   1949-   rock  
Tom Petty   1950-   rock  
Tom Wopat   1951-     
Notable Writers: 1 author
Tom Clancy   1947-2013  
Olympic Medalists: 7 bronze, 6 silver, 5 gold, 3 silver/gold, 1 gold/silver/bronze, 1 silver/bronze
(gold) Tom Kiely   1904   decathlon  
(bronze) Tom Lieb   1924   discus throw  
(silver) Thomas Evenson (a.k.a. Tom)   1932   3000 m steeplechase  
(silver) Tom Richards   1948   marathon  
(gold) Tom Courtney   1956   4x400 m relay; 800 m  
(bronze) Thomas Gompf (a.k.a. Tom)   1964   diving - platform  
(bronze) Tom Farrell   1968   800 m  
(silver) Tom Henderson   1972   basketball  
(silver/gold) Thomas Edwin Bruce (a.k.a. Tom)   1972   swimming - 100 m breaststroke; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver) Tom McMillen   1972   basketball  
(bronze) Thomas McBreen (a.k.a. Tom)   1972   swimming - 400 m freestyle  
(gold) Tom LaGarde   1976   basketball  
(gold/silver/bronze) Thomas Jager (a.k.a. Tom)   1988; 1992   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 50 m freestyle  
(silver/bronze) Thomas Ponting (a.k.a. Tom)   1984; 1988; 1992   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver/gold) Tom Malchow   1996; 2000   swimming - 200 m butterfly  
(silver/gold) Tom Dolan   1996; 2000   swimming - 200 m medley; swimming - 400 m medley  
(bronze) Tom Wilkens   2000   swimming - 200 m medley  
(silver) Thomas Brice (a.k.a. Tom)   2004   baseball  
(gold) Tom James   2008; 2012   rowing  
(gold) Tom Slingsby   2012   sailing  
(bronze) Tom Ransley   2012   rowing  
(bronze) Tom Daley   2012   diving  
(silver) Tom Brewster   2014   curling  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor, 1 director
(actor) Tom Hanks   1993; 1994   Philadelphia; Forrest Gump  
(director) Tom Hooper   2010   The King's Speech  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Tom Adams   1976-1985   Barbados  
Shakespearian Characters: 2 characters
Edgar (a.k.a. Tom)   King Lear  
Tom Snout   A Midsummer Night's Dream  
Title Characters: 6 songs, 5 books, 1 book/film/song/musical
(book) Uncle Tom   1852   Uncle Tom's Cabin  
(book) Tom Kitten   1907   The Tale of Tom Kitten  
(book) Tom   1958   Tom's Midnight Garden  
(song) Tom Dooley   1958   Tom Dooley  
(book) Tom Bombadil   1962   The Adventures of Tom Bombadil  
(song) Tom Traubert   1976   Tom Traubert's Blues  
(book) Tom   1981   Goodnight Mister Tom  
(song) Tom   1982   Poor Tom  
(song) Tom   1983   Major Tom (I'm Coming Home)  
(song) Tom Joad   1995   The Ghost Of Tom Joad  
(book/film/song/musical) Tom Sawyer   1876; 1973; 1981; 2001   Tom Sawyer; The Adventures of Tom Sawyer  
(song) Tom   2013   Tom the Drum  
Tolkien's Characters: 3 characters
Tolman Gardner (a.k.a. Tom)   (m)  
Tom   (m)  
Tom Bombadil   (m)