Usage: Tom, of aramaic origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Tom are in general originating from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Variants: For another variant of the name Tom across the world, see Thomas.
Meaning: Twin, Derives from Thomas twin
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 3.
Qualities: Creative, Light-Hearted
Ruling planet: Jupiter
Colors: Purple, Lilac, Mauve
The name Tom is ranked on the 50th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 7017500 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.097% of the population. The name Tom has three characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Tom for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
We do not have a name day for Tom.
History and Origin
Tom is mostly used as a diminutive of Thomas. In Germanic countries and Scandinavia "Tom" is in use as a formal given name.
The name Tôm also exists as an independent Aramaic name (תום).
English: short form of Thomas, in use since the Middle Ages, and recorded as an independent name since the 18th century.
Pet form: Tommy.
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