Namesakes

American Presidents: 2 presidents
Thomas Jefferson   1801-1809  
Woodrow Wilson (a.k.a. Thomas)   1913-1921  
Austrian Chancellors and Presidents: 1 president
(president) Thomas Klestil   1992-2004  
Biblical Characters: 1 character
Thomas   (m)   Matt. 10:3/John 11:16  
British Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Thomas Pelham-Holles   1754-1756; 1757-1762  
Danish Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Thomas Madsen-Mygdal   1926-1929  
Emmy Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Thomas Mitchell   1953     
Fictional Characters from Books: 4 characters, 1 hero
Sir Thomas Bertram   1814   Mansfield Park  
Tom Bertram (a.k.a. Thomas)   1814   Mansfield Park  
Thomas Gradgrind   1854   Hard Times  
Tommy Beresford (a.k.a. Thomas)   1922   The Secret Adversary  
Tom Buchanan (a.k.a. Thomas)   1925   The Great Gatsby  
Fictional Characters from Television: 4 characters, 1 hero
J. J. Deveraux (a.k.a. Thomas)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Tom Horton (a.k.a. Thomas)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Tommy Horton (a.k.a. Thomas)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Lou Carpenter (a.k.a. Thomas)   1985   Neighbours  
Derek Reese (a.k.a. Thomas)   2008   Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles  
French Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Charles Floquet (a.k.a. Thomas)   1888-1889  
Hall-of-Famers: 2 basketball, 1 baseball
(baseball) James Thomas "Cool Papa" Bell   1974  
(basketball) Thomas Barlow   1980  
(basketball) Tom Heinsohn (a.k.a. Thomas)   1986  
Nobel Prize Winners: 3 economics, 3 medicine, 2 chemistry, 2 literature, 1 peace, 1 physics
(peace) Woodrow Wilson (a.k.a. Thomas)   1919  
(literature) Thomas Mann   1929  
(medicine) Thomas Hunt Morgan   1933  
(literature) T. S. Eliot (a.k.a. Thomas)   1948  
(physics) Ernest Walton (a.k.a. Thomas)   1951  
(medicine) Thomas Huckle Weller   1954  
(chemistry) Thomas Cech   1989  
(economics) Thomas Schelling   2005  
(chemistry) Thomas A. Steitz   2009  
(economics) Dale T. Mortensen (a.k.a. Thomas)   2010  
(economics) Thomas J. Sargent   2011  
(medicine) Thomas C. Südhof   2013  
Notable Activists and Revolutionaries: 1 activist
(activist) Thomas Paine   1737-1809  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 13 actors, 1 actor/comedian
Thomas Mitchell   1892-1962  
Chuck McCann (a.k.a. Thomas)   1934-2018  
Tom Jackson (a.k.a. Thomas)   1948-  
Tom Wopat (a.k.a. Thomas)   1951-  
Thomas Haden Church   1960-  
Thomas Gibson   1962-  
Thomas Kretschmann   1962-  
Andrew McCarthy (a.k.a. Thomas)   1962-  
C. Thomas Howell   1966-  
Thomas Jane   1969-  
Thomas Ian Nicholas   1980-  
Thomas Howes   1986-  
Thomas Dekker   1987-  
Thomas Brodie-Sangster   1990-  
Notable Athletes: 11 soccer, 7 rugby, 2 basketball, 2 tennis, 1 baseball
(basketball) Thomas Barlow   1896-1983  
(baseball) James Thomas "Cool Papa" Bell   1903-1991  
(basketball) Tom Heinsohn (a.k.a. Thomas)   1934-  
(soccer) Thomas N'Kono   1956-  
(tennis) Thomas Enqvist   1974-  
(tennis) Thomas Johansson   1975-  
(soccer) Thomas Hitzlsperger   1982-  
(rugby) Stephen Moore (a.k.a. Thomas)   1983-  
(rugby) Tommy Bowe (a.k.a. Thomas)   1984-  
(soccer) Thomas Vermaelen   1985-  
(soccer) Tom Heaton (a.k.a. Thomas)   1986-  
(rugby) Tom Youngs (a.k.a. Thomas)   1987-  
(soccer) Matthew Špiranović (a.k.a. Thomas)   1988-  
(rugby) Tommy Seymour (a.k.a. Thomas)   1988-  
(soccer) Hal Robson-Kanu (a.k.a. Thomas)   1989-  
(soccer) Thomas Müller   1989-  
(soccer) Mitchell Duke (a.k.a. Thomas)   1991-  
(soccer) Thomas Meunier   1991-  
(soccer) Tommy Oar (a.k.a. Thomas)   1991-  
(rugby) TJ Perenara (a.k.a. Thomas)   1992-  
(rugby) George Ford (a.k.a. Thomas)   1993-  
(rugby) Jack Nowell (a.k.a. Thomas)   1993-  
(soccer) Ben Davies (a.k.a. Thomas)   1993-  
Notable Businesspeople: 3 businesspersons
Thomas Ismay   1837-1899  
Thomas Watson Jr.   1914-1993  
T. Boone Pickens (a.k.a. Thomas)   1928-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Thomas Mitchell   1792-1855  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Paul Thomas Anderson   1970-  
Notable Musicians: 3 musicians, 3 singers, 2 composers
Thomas Arne   1710-1778     
Tom Jackson (a.k.a. Thomas)   1948-     
Tom Wopat (a.k.a. Thomas)   1951-     
Thomas Newman   1955-     
Thom Yorke (a.k.a. Thomas)   1968-   rock  
Thomas "Diplo" Pentz   1978-   electronic dance music  
Joel "Deadmau5" Zimmerman (a.k.a. Thomas)   1981-   electronica  
Thomas Berge   1990-     
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 2 philosophers, 1 economist, 1 theologian
Thomas Aquinas   1225-1274  
Thomas More   1478-1535  
Thomas Hobbes   1588-1679  
Thomas Robert Malthus   1766-1834  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 2 inventors, 1 biologist, 1 physicist
Thomas Newcomen   1664-1729  
Thomas Young   1773-1829  
Thomas Henry Huxley   1825-1895  
Thomas Edison   1847-1931  
Notable Writers: 3 authors, 1 poet
Thomas Hardy   1840-1928  
Thomas Mann   1875-1955  
T. S. Eliot (a.k.a. Thomas)   1888-1965  
Thomas Ligotti   1953-  
Olympic Medalists: 16 bronze, 15 gold, 9 silver, 4 bronze/silver, 4 silver/bronze, 3 silver/gold, 1 gold/silver, 1 gold/silver/bronze
(gold) Thomas Curtis   1896   110 m hurdles  
(gold) Thomas Burke   1896   100 m; 400 m  
(bronze) William Burgess (a.k.a. Thomas)   1900   water polo  
(silver/bronze) Truxtun Hare (a.k.a. Thomas)   1900; 1904   hammer throw; decathlon  
(gold) Thomas Coe   1900   water polo  
(gold) Tom Kiely (a.k.a. Thomas)   1904   decathlon  
(gold) Thomas Hicks   1904   marathon  
(gold) Thomas Thould   1908   water polo  
(silver/bronze) Sydney Battersby (a.k.a. Thomas)   1908; 1912   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Tom Lieb (a.k.a. Thomas)   1924   discus throw  
(gold) Tommy Green (a.k.a. Thomas)   1932   50 km walk  
(silver/gold) Thomas Hampson   1932   4x400 m relay; 800 m  
(silver) Thomas Evenson   1932   3000 m steeplechase  
(silver) Tom Richards (a.k.a. Thomas)   1948   marathon  
(gold) Joseph Verdeur (a.k.a. Thomas)   1948   swimming - 200 m breaststroke  
(gold) Tom Courtney (a.k.a. Thomas)   1956   4x400 m relay; 800 m  
(bronze/silver) George Breen (a.k.a. Thomas)   1956; 1960   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 400 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Thomas Gompf   1964   diving - platform  
(gold) Mike Barrett (a.k.a. Thomas)   1968   basketball  
(bronze) Tom Farrell (a.k.a. Thomas)   1968   800 m  
(gold) Thomas Smith   1968   200 m  
(gold) Charlie Scott (a.k.a. Thomas)   1968   basketball  
(bronze) Thomas Hill   1972   110 m hurdles  
(silver) Tom Henderson (a.k.a. Thomas)   1972   basketball  
(silver) Tommy Burleson (a.k.a. Thomas)   1972   basketball  
(silver/gold) Thomas Edwin Bruce   1972   swimming - 100 m breaststroke; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver) Tom McMillen (a.k.a. Thomas)   1972   basketball  
(bronze) Thomas McBreen   1972   swimming - 400 m freestyle  
(gold) Tom LaGarde (a.k.a. Thomas)   1976   basketball  
(gold) Thomas Munkelt   1980   110 m hurdles  
(bronze) Thomas Loebb   1984   water polo  
(bronze) Thomas Jefferson   1984   200 m  
(bronze) Thomas Lejdström   1984   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Thomas Huber   1984   water polo  
(silver/gold) George DiCarlo (a.k.a. Thomas)   1984   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 400 m freestyle  
(silver/bronze) Thomas Ponting   1984; 1988; 1992   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver/bronze) Thomas Fahrner   1984; 1988   swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(bronze/silver) Thomas Flemming   1988   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold/silver/bronze) Thomas Jager   1988; 1992   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 50 m freestyle  
(bronze) Jonathan Cleveland (a.k.a. Thomas)   1992   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(bronze) Thomas Stuer-Lauridsen   1992   badminton singles  
(bronze) Lance Bade (a.k.a. Thomas)   1996   shooting  
(bronze/silver) Thomas Rupprath   2000; 2004   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold) Thomas Bimis   2004   diving - synchronized springboard  
(bronze) Gabe Woodward (a.k.a. Thomas)   2004   swimming  
(silver) Thomas Brice   2004   baseball  
(gold/silver) Thomas Morgenstern   2006; 2010; 2014   ski jumping  
(silver) Thomas Johansson   2008   tennis  
(bronze/silver) Thomas Lurz   2008; 2012   swimming  
(bronze) Thomas Longosiwa   2012   5000 m  
(bronze) Tom Daley (a.k.a. Thomas)   2012   diving  
(silver) Tom Brewster (a.k.a. Thomas)   2014   curling  
(silver) Thomas Diethart   2014   ski jumping  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Thomas Mitchell   1939   Stagecoach  
Other Leaders: 1 president, 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Thomas Mackenzie   1912   New Zealand  
President Seán T. O'Kelly (a.k.a. Thomas)   1945-1959   Ireland  
Other Religious Leaders: 1 leader
Thomas S. Monson   2008-2018   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 2 winners
Thomas Sigismund Stribling   1933   The Store  
Thomas Berger   1984   The Feud  
Saints: 53 blessed, 18 saints
Saint Thomas the Apostle   ?-74  
Blessed Thomas de Maurienne   ?-715  
Saint Thomas of Maurienne   ?-720  
Saint Thomas of Antioch   ?-782  
Saint Thomas Becket   1118-1170  
Blessed Thomas of Biville   1187-1257  
Saint Thomas of Hereford   1218-1282  
Saint Thomas Aquinas   1225-1274  
Blessed Tommaso of Tolentino (a.k.a. Thomas)   1260-1321  
Saint Thomas of Dover   ?-1295  
Blessed Tommaso Corsini (a.k.a. Thomas)   ?-1345  
Saint Thomas of Foligno   ?-1369  
Blessed Thomas à Kempis   1380-1471  
Blessed Tommaso of Florence (a.k.a. Thomas)   ?-1447  
Saint Thomas More   1478-1535  
Saint Tomás of Villanova (a.k.a. Thomas)   1488-1555  
Blessed Thomas Percy   1528-1572  
Blessed Thomas Green   ?-1537  
Blessed Thomas Johnson   ?-1537  
Blessed Thomas Abel   ?-1540  
Blessed Thomas Atkinson   1546-1616  
Blessed Thomas Cottam   1549-1582  
Blessed Thomas Sherwood   1551-1578  
Blessed Thomas Pormort   1559-1592  
Blessed Thomas Felton   1567-1588  
Blessed Thomas Plumtree   ?-1570  
Blessed Thomas Tsuji   1571-1627  
Blessed Thomas Woodhouse   ?-1573  
Saint Thomas Garnet   1575-1608  
Blessed Thomas Ford   ?-1582  
Blessed Thomas Hemerford   ?-1584  
Blessed Thomas Alfield   ?-1585  
Blessed Thomas Holford   ?-1588  
Blessed Thomas Belson   ?-1589  
Blessed Thomas Maxfield   1590-1616  
Blessed Thomas Bosgrave   ?-1594  
Saint Thomas Danki   ?-1597  
Blessed Thomas Fulthrop   ?-1597  
Saint Thomas Kozaki   ?-1597  
Blessed Thomas Warcop   ?-1597  
Blessed Thomas Hunt   ?-1600  
Blessed Thomas Palasor   ?-1600  
Blessed Thomas Sprott   ?-1600  
Blessed Thomas Holland   1600-1642  
Blessed Thomas Bullaker   1603-1642  
Blessed Thomas Welbourne   ?-1605  
Blessed Thomas Somers   ?-1610  
Blessed Thomas Tunstal   ?-1616  
Blessed Thomas Kotenda   ?-1619  
Blessed Thomas Guengoro   ?-1620  
Blessed Thomas Pickering   1621-1679  
Blessed Thomas of the Holy Rosary   ?-1622  
Blessed Thomas Akafuji   ?-1622  
Blessed Thomas Koyanangi   ?-1622  
Blessed Thomas Sherwood   ?-1622  
Blessed Tomás Zumárraga of the Holy Spirit (a.k.a. Thomas)   ?-1622  
Blessed Thomas Vinyemon   ?-1627  
Blessed Thomas of Saint Hyacinth   ?-1628  
Blessed Thomas Tomaki   ?-1628  
Blessed Thomas Kufioji   ?-1630  
Blessed Thomas Thwing   1635-1680  
Blessed Thomas Reynolds   ?-1642  
Saint Tommaso of Cori (a.k.a. Thomas)   1655-1729  
Blessed Thomas Whitbread   ?-1679  
Blessed Tommaso Reggio (a.k.a. Thomas)   1818-1901  
Blessed Tommaso Maria Fusco (a.k.a. Thomas)   1831-1891  
Saint Thomas De   ?-1838  
Saint Thomas Dien   ?-1838  
Saint Thomas Du   ?-1839  
Saint Thomas Toan   ?-1840  
Blessed Tomás Sitjar Fortiá (a.k.a. Thomas)   ?-1936  
Shakespearian Characters: 17 characters
Duke Thomas   Henry IV (2)  
Friar Thomas   Measure for Measure  
Lord Thomas Clifford   Henry VI (2)  
Thomas Cranmer   Henry VIII  
Thomas Cromwell   Henry VIII  
Sir Thomas Erpingham   Henry V  
Sir Thomas Gargrave   Henry VI (1)  
Sir Thomas Grey   Henry V  
Thomas Grey, Marquis of Dorset   Richard III  
Thomas Horner   Henry VI (2)  
Sir Thomas Lovell   Henry VIII  
Lord Thomas Mowbray   Henry IV (2); Richard II  
Thomas Percy   Henry IV (1)  
Lord Thomas Scales   Henry VI (2)  
Sir Thomas Vaughan   Richard III  
Thomas Wart   Henry IV (2)  
Cardinal Thomas Wolsey   Henry VIII  
Title Characters: 1 book
(book) Thomas Marsden   2015   The Accidental Afterlife of Thomas Marsden