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Meaning and name origin

Tom \tom\ as a boy's name. Short form of Thomas (Aramaic) "twin". Most common in the 19th century as an independent name. Actors Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks.

Tom has 3 variant forms: Thom, Tomm and Tommy.


Popularity

Tom is a very popular first name for males (#154 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3986 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tom for boys (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tom name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Tom and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Thomas, Tom and Tommy. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Thomas, Tom, Tommy in U.S.

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


Similar Names

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.

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