What does Thomson mean?
(male) Thomnon, Torson, ..
(female) Thombe, Thomsa, .. Middle name pairings:
Thomson Lucien (T.L.), ..
How popular is Thomson?
Thomson is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1341 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Thom, Thomas (#51 from recent data) and Thompson are the prominent related forms of Thomson (outside Top 2000). These forms of Thomson reached the top of their popularity 8 decades ago (average #1104) and have become much less conventional since (#1350, 84.1% less usage), with the form Thomas becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Thomson is alike in pronunciation to Tamsen and Tamson. Other suggested similar names are Adamson, Bronson▲, Colson, Dotson, Dowson, Hobson, Jimson, Jonson, Robson, Ronson, Samson▲, Shimon, Shovon, Talmon, Tanson, Tayson, Tharon, Theodon, Theon, Theron▼, Therron, Thorian, Thorin, Thormond, Thorn, Thornton▼, Thorsson, Thorstan, Thorsten, Thurmon, Thurston, Thyssen, Timon, Tomeo, Toon, Torion, Torston, Tyeson, Tymon, Tyson▲ and Woodson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Thomson.See names in meaning and etymology.