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Thomson

What does Thomson mean?

Thomson Pronunciation of Thomson [thom-son] as a name for boys is of Aramaic derivation, and the name Thomson means "twin". Thomson is a variant form of Thomas (Aramaic).

Variations

7 alternative forms via Thomas: Thom, Thoma, Thomason, Thompson, Tomaso, Tomkin and Tomlin.

Creative forms:
(male) Thomnon, Torson, ..

(female) 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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thom, Thomas, Thompson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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