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What does Tamas mean?

Tamas Pronunciation of Tamas [tamas] as a name for boys is an Aramaic name, and the name Tamas means "twin". Tamas is a variant form of Thomas (Aramaic).


Tamas has 2 variants: Tamhas and Tomas.

12 more related forms via Thomas: Tam, Thoma, Tom, Tomaso, Tomasso, Tomasz, Tome, Tomek, Tomey, Tomie, Tommaso and Tommy.

Creative forms:
(male) Tavmas, Teomas, ..

(female) Tala, Tatal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tamas Colter (T.C.), ..

How popular is Tamas?

Tamas is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#39378 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Tamas (outside Top 2000) are Thomas (#51 last year), Tommy (#705), Tomas (#719), Tomie, Tom and Tam. Other forms, like Tome, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Tamas was common among parents 75 years ago (usage of 2.8%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.4%, down 85%), with forms such as Tom going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tam, Thomas, Tom, Tomas, Tomie, Tommy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thomas, Tom, Tomas, Tommy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Demas, Dimas, Tadao, Talmai, Talys, Tamir, Taos, Taran, Tasman, Tavis, Tazman and Teman. Like Tamas, these names are not frequently used.

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