What does Tomlin mean?
Tomlin [tom-lin] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tomlin is "little Tom".
Affiliated boy name: Thomas.Creative forms:
(male) Tonlin, Torlin, ..
(female) Tomlia, .. Middle name pairings:
Tomlin Juan (T.J.), ..
How popular is Tomlin?
Tomlin is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#2888 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Thomas (#51 via latest list) is the only prominent related form of Tomlin (outside Top 2000). This form of Tomlin reached the peak of its popularity 75 years ago (#8) and has become significantly less conventional since (#51, ▼84%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adlin, Alin, Amin, Armin, Ashlin, Bodin, Boltin, Bordin, Bowin, Carlin, Colin, Collin, Colwin, Conlin, Daylin, Emlin, Eoin, Gamlin, Garlin, Gaylin, Gorrin, Hamblin, Hamlin, Harlin, Joslin, Jovin, Kalin, Keelin, Koltin, Lorin, Malin, Mallin, Maslin, Morfin, Nolin, Norvin, Olin▼, Rollin▼, Romain, Roslin, Rouvin, Talen▼, Talin, Tallin, Talon▲, Tarrin, Taylan, Taytin, Thomson, Thorin, Tobia, Tobin, Tomasz, Tomek, Tomeo, Tomey, Tomie, Tomkin, Tomm, Tommie▼, Tommy▼, Tonie, Toon, Toren, Toril, Torin, Torran, Torrie, Torrin, Torrio (see Torio), Twain, Ugolin, Weylin, Yamin and Yemin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tomlin.See names in meaning and etymology.