What does Tome mean?
Tome /tome/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys is of Aramaic origin, and Tome means "twin". Tome is a variant transcription of Thomas (Aramaic). Compare surname Tomme.
Tome has 20 more alternative forms via Thomas: Tamas, Tamhas, Thoma, Thomason, Thompson, Thomson, Tomas▼, Tomaso, Tomasso, Tomasz, Tomek, Tomey, Tomie, Tomislaw, Tomkin, Tomlin, Tommaso, Tommey, Tommie▼ and Tommy▼.Kreatif forms: Taume, Teme, Tyme. [more]
How popular is Tome?
Tome is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#15661 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Tome and related names. Prominent varying forms of Tome (unlisted) are Thomas (#54 in 2014), Tomas (#658), Tommy (#725), Tommie and Tom. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.837%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.3126%, down 62.7%), with the forms Tommy, Tomas, Tom and Tommie becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Tome is pronounced similarly to Teom, Tim▼ and Tomm. Other suggested similar baby names are Rome, Timo, Tobe▼, Tomeo, Ton, Toney▼, Toni, Tonie, Tony▼, Toon, Tore and Tune. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tome.