Meaning and name origin
Tom is a very popular first name for males (#154 out of 1220, Top 13%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3986 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tom for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Tom and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Thomas (#54), Tommy (#725) and Tom. (2014 statistics).
Tom is also pronounced similarly to Tam, Teom, Tim and Tome. Other suggested similar baby names are Dom, Tan, Thoma, Timo, Tod, Tomeo, Tomey, Tomie, Ton, Toni, Tony, Toon, Tor and Tov. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tom.