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What does Thom mean?

Thom Pronunciation of Thom as a boys' name is an Aramaic name, and Thom means "twin". Thom is an alternate spelling of Thomas (Aramaic). Thom is also a derivative of Tom (Aramaic).



VARIANTS Tomm, Tome, Tam

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA THOMAS, TOM Thoma, Thomson, Tomas, Tomek, Tomey, Tomie, Tommy



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How popular is Thom?

Thom is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#6024 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Thom entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #1722 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thom name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Thomas (#49 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Tomas (#708), Tommy (#729), Tam, Tom and Tomie are the popular variation forms of Thom listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Tomek, are uncommon. These relations of Thom were popular as birth names 8 decades ago (MEDIAN #914) and have become much less widespread since (#1355, 85%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thom, Tam, Thomas, Tom, Tomas in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tomie, Tommy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thomas, Tom, Tomas, Tommy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Thom is alike in pronunciation to Teom and Tim. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adom, Dom, Edom, Tahoe, Tahoma, Taos, Teo, Thad, Thaw, Theo, Theon, Thoby, Thole, Thor, Thorn, Thorp, Thu, Tod, Ton, Toon, Tor, Tov, Troi and Troy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Thom.

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