What does Tommy mean?
Tommy \t(om)-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.
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Tom.
Tommy▼ has 23 related forms via Thomas: Tam, Tamas, Tamhas, Thom, Thoma, Thomason, Thompson, Thomson, Tom▼, Tomas▼, Tomaso, Tomasso, Tomasz, Tome, Tomek, Tomey, Tomie, Tomislaw, Tomkin, Tomlin, Tommaso, Tommey and Tommie▼.
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 popularity of Tommy for boys. Tommy reached its highest position of #77 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, 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 boy names reached the height of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.837%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.3126%, down 62.7%), with the forms Tommy, Tomas, Tom and Tommie becoming less stylish. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Tommy and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)