Tom
NamePopularityNamesakesName Days
Namesakes for Tom
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 Kitten   ; 1907   The Tale of Samuel Whiskers; The Tale of Tom Kitten  
      Tom Jones   1749   Tom Jones  
      Tom Bertram   1814   Mansfield Park  
      Tom Sawyer   1876   The Adventures of Tom Sawyer  
      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  
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: 15 actors, 1 comedian/actor
      Tom Skerritt   1933-  
      Tom Selleck   1945-  
      Tom Wilkinson   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, 1 baseball, 1 golf, 1 soccer
      (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-  
      (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
      Tom Waits   1949-   rock  
      Tom Petty   1950-   rock  
Notable Writers: 1 author
      Tom Clancy   1947-  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 1 silver
      (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  
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  
      (book/film/song/musical) Tom Sawyer   1876; 1973; 1981; 2001   The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Tom Sawyer  
      (song) Tom   1982   Poor Tom  
      (song) Tom   1983   Major Tom (I'm Coming Home)  
      (song) Tom Joad   1995   The Ghost Of Tom Joad  
      (song) Tom   2013   Tom the Drum  
Tolkien's Characters: 3 characters
      Tolman Gardner (a.k.a. Tom)   (m)  
      Tom   (m)  
      Tom Bombadil   (m)