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). Originally it was not a proper name but an epithet of a figure of the New Testament. In the New Testament, the name refers to “Judas Thomas,” the second Judas of the Apostles (hence his name of ‘twin’). The use as a name has its origin and becomes more common in the early Middle Ages, with significant carriers including Thomas the Presbyter (7th-century) and Thomas the Slav (8th-century).
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United States Ranking #45
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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 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: Green
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.