What does Tommy mean?
Tommy /tom-my/ as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Tommy). Diminutive of Thomas. Baseball player Tommy John; actor Tommy Lee Jones; fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger; musician Tommy Lee.
Related boy name: Tom.
How popular is Tommy?
Tommy is a very prominent first name for males (#161 out of 1220, Top 13%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#84631 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Tommy for boys. Tommy reached its highest position of #77 in the U.S. in the 1940s, and is at #725 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Thomas (#54 last year), Tomas (#658), Tommie and Tom are the prominent alternative forms of Tommy (#725 last year) rated in the Top 1000. These forms of Tommy were favored as baby names during 1930-1939 (average #163) and have become much less conventional since (#687, ▼62.7%), with forms like Tommy becoming somewhat outmoded.
Thinking of names?
Tommy▼ is pronounced similarly to Timmo, Timmy▼, Timo and Tomeo. Other suggested similar baby names are Jemmy, Jimmy▲, Remmy, Sammy▼, Tobey, Toby▲, Tomm, Toney▼, Tony▼, Torey, Torry and Tory▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tommy.