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RATE THIS NAME 4.71

thomas

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > aramaic
ORIGIN:
aramaic 
NAME ROOT:
TūMā > TE'OMA > THōMâS > THOMAS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
TūMā (ܬܐܘܡܐ‎) TE'OMA (תאומא) THōMâS (Θωμᾶς)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Aramaic “tūmā”, (Hebrew: te'oma), (Ancient Greek: Thōmâs “θωμᾶσ”), meaning “twin, double, (astrology) Gemini”. The given name of Thomas the apostle was Yehuda (Jude, Judas). In fact is not in origin a given name but an epithet of a New Testament figure. In the New Testament, the designation was applied to “Judas Thomas”, the second Judas of the apostles (hence his appellation "twin"). Use as a given name originates in the early middle ages. The name becomes more common during the Middle Ages, with notable bearers including: Thomas the Presbyter (7th century) and Thomas the Slav (8th century).
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL / RELIGION (SAINTS)
NAMES DAY:
FRANCE January, 28
GERMANY January, 11
GERMANY January, 28

Usage

  • afrikaansafrikaans
  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • frenchfrench
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • icelandicicelandic
  • irishirish
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old danishold danish
  • old norseold norse
  • old swedishold swedish
  • scottishscottish
  • swedishswedish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
afrikaans
tomas
danish
tomas, Tammes, Thomasius, Thommas, Tommas
dutch
tomas
finnish
tuomas, tuomo, tomas, toomas, Tuoma, Tåmas
german
tomas
greenlandic
tomas, Tuumarsi, Tûmarse, Tuuma
icelandic
Tómas, Tumas
irish
tomÁs
norwegian
tuomas, tuomo, tomas, Thommas, Tommas, Tomes, Thomæs, Tommes
old danish
tomas
old norse
tomas
old swedish
tomas
scottish
tÀmhas, tavish, tÒmas
swedish
tuomas, tuomo, tomas, Thommas, Tommas, Tåmas, Tomes
welsh
tomos
FEMININE
danish
thomasine, Tomassine, Thomine
english
thomasina, tamlyn, thomasine, Tasmina, Thomaida, THOMASIN
finnish
Tomina, Tomine
greenlandic
thomasine
norwegian
Tomasine, Tomana, Tomina, Thomine, Tomine
swedish
tomasa, thomasine, Thomassine, Tomasine, Tomasia, Tomina, Tomina, Thomine, Tomine, Tommina
PET & SHORT FORM
afrikaans
tom, tommy, tommi
danish
tom, tommie, tommy, Toma, tommi
dutch
tom, tommie, tommy, maas, tommi, Tommetje, Tammo, Tamme
english
tom, tommie, tommy, thom
finnish
tom, tommie, tommy, Tommo, Toma, tommi
french
tom
german
tom, tommie, tommy, tommi, Tammo, Tamme
greenlandic
tommy, Tûma
irish
tommy
norwegian
tom, tommie, tommy, Toma, tommi
scottish
Tomag, Tòmag, Tomaidh, Tòmachan, tam
swedish
tom, tommie, tommy, tompa, Toma, tommi
welsh
tommy, Tomi, Twm

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
thōmâs
arabic
touma, tūmā
armenian
Tʿovmas
belarusian
tamash, Tamaš
breton
tomaz
bulgarian
toma
catalan
tomàs
cornish
tomas
croatian
toma
czech
tomÁŠ
estonian
toomas
faroese
tummas
filipino
tomas
georgian
T'oma
greek
Toumázos
hebrew
teomo
hungarian - magyar
tamÁs
indian - hindi
tomā, Ṭāmas
italian
tommaso, Tomasino, TOMASO, Tommasino
latin
Thomasius
latvian
toms, Tomass
lithuanian
tomas
macedonian
toma
polish
tomasz
portuguese
tomÁs, tomÉ, tomaz
romanian
toma, Tomescu
russian
foma
sami - lapps
Dommá, Duomis, Duommá
serbian
toma
slovak
tomÁŠ
slovene
tomaŽ, Tomaj, Tomaš
spanish
tomÁs
turkish
tomas
ukrainian
foma, toma, choma

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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Name Songs

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THOMASLA VEINE CLAUDE FONFRÈDE FEAT. JACQUELINE PONS
LES MOUSTACHES DE THOMAS COLETTE RITZ
LES MOUSTACHES DE THOMAS FERNANDEL 
THOMAS JEAN-LUC SALMON
THOMASLA VEINE JEAN-MAX BRUA
LA LÉGENDE DE THOMAS MARIE LAFORÊT
LITTLE THOMAS DUPONT YVES SIMON

Notable people and personalities​

Thomas Anders, German Singer (modern Talking)
Thomas Brodie-sangster (born 1990) English Actor And Musician
Thomas Calabro (born 1959) American Actor And Director
Thomas Carter (born 1953), American Film And Television Director
Thomas De Gasperi, Italian Water Skier
Thomas De Gasperi, Lead Singer (absolute Zero)
Thomas Dekker (born 1987) American Film And Television Actor And Musician
Thomas Delonge (born 1975) American Musician, Record Producer, And Entrepreneur
Thomas Edison (1847–1931) American Inventor And Businessman, Inventor Of The Light Bulb
Thomas F. Duffy (born 1955) American Character Actor, Writer And Musician
Thomas Francis Wilson Jr. (born 1959) American Actor, Writer, Musician, And Painter
Thomas Gibson (born 1962) American Actor And Director
Thomas Gomez (1905–1971) American Actor
Thomas Haden Church (born 1960) American Actor
Thomas Hörster, German Footballer And Coach
Thomas Ian Nicholas (born 1980) American Actor, Singer, Musician, Producer, Director And Writer
Thomas Jane (born 1969) American Actor And Comic Book Writer
Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) American Founding Father And Third President Of The United States
Thomas Job, Cameroonian Footballer
Thomas Johansson, Swedish Tennis Player
Thomas Kretschmann (born 1962) German Actor
Thomas Langmann (born 1971) French Film Producer And Actor
Thomas Lennon (born 1970) American Actor, Comedian, Writer, Director And Producer
Thomas M. Wright (born 1983) Australian Actor, Writer, Director And Producer
Thomas Manfredini, Italian Footballer
Thomas Mann (1875–1955) German Novelist, Writer, Social Critic, Philanthropist
Thomas Mccarthy (born 1966) American Actor, Writer, And Film Director
Thomas Mcdonell (born 1986), American Actor, Musician And Artist
Thomas Merton, Theologian
Thomas Mitchell (1892–1962) American Actor
Thomas More, Humanist, Writer And British Political
Thomas Müller (born 1961) Former German Nordic Combined Skier
Thomas Müller (born 1989) German Footballer
Thomas Müntzer, Protestant Theologian
Thomas Muster (born 1967), Austrian Tennis Player
Thomas Newman (born 1955) American Composer And Conductor
Thomas Oar, Australian Footballer
Thomas Pichlmann, Austrian Footballer
Thomas Schlamme (born 1950) American Television Director
Thomas Vinterberg (born 1969) Danish Film Director
Thomas W. Gabrielsson (born 1963) Swedish Actor
Thomas Wilson Brown (born 1972) American Actor
Thomas Wolfe, American Author
Thomas Woods, American Historian