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Tommy (girl)

What does Tommy mean?

Tommy Pronunciation of Tommy [tom-my] as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Tommy) is of Aramaic derivation, and Tommy means "twin". Tommy is an alternate spelling of Thomasina (Aramaic): feminine of Thomas.


Tommy has 6 variants: Tammi, Tammie, Toma, Tommi, Tommie and Tommye.

1 more different relation via Thomasina: Tomina.

1 masculine form: Thomas.

Creative forms:
(female) Tamy, Timy, ..

(male) Tomin, Tomtay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tommy Aadhya (T.A.), ..

How popular is Tommy?

Tommy is a very popular first name for females (#1704 out of 4276, Top 40%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#84631 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Tommy entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1194 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tommy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tommy outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Tommy ranked in the Top 2000 are Tommye, Tommie, Thomasina, Tammie and Tammi. These forms of Tommy were favored as birth names 55 years ago (adoption of 0.11%), but now, forms such as Tammie have become somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tommy, Tammi, Tammie, Thomasina, Tommie, Tommye in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tommy and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tommy is alike in pronunciation to Taima, Tama, Tami, Tamie, Tamma, Tammee, Tammey, Tammy, Timmey, Timmi and Timmie. Other suggested similar names are Cammy, Emmy, Jemmy, Kimmy, Pammy, Remmy, Romy, Tobey, Toby, Toney, Tony, Torey, Torry and Tory. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tommy.

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