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%) but an unusual surname for all people. (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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Tommy and associated names. Thomas (#54 last year), Tomas (#658), Tommie and Tom are the prominent alternative forms of Tommy (#725 last year). This boy name reached the height of its popularity during 1930-1939 and has become much less widespread since, with the forms Tommy, Tomas, Tom and Tommie becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)