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Tomlin

What does Tomlin mean?

Tomlin Pronunciation of Tomlin [tom-lin] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tomlin is "little Tom".

Associated with: old english, little.

Variations

Tomlin has 2 variants: Tomalin and Tomlinson.

Affiliated boy name: Thomas.

Creative forms:
(male) Tonlin, Torlin, ..

(female) Tomlinna, ..

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thomas in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested 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.

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