Name
THOMAS

Name THOMAS

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 3,163,978 births of Thomas in the countries below, which represents an average of 22,762 births of children bearing the first name Thomas per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 16,411 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Thomas   
In Italiano Nome Thomas   
Available variant : Thomás

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Information about the first name Thomas

We celebrate Thomas on s July 3rd, June 22nd
The first name Thomas is listed in our categories :The first name Thomas has been assigned to:
99.86% to boys
0.14% to girls
The country where the first name Thomas is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 2 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Thomas

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Thomas : Thoams, Tomas H, Tomash, Tomhas

Thomas in Japanese *

Romajitoomasu
Katakanaトーマス
Hiraganaとーます
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Thomas in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Thomas

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Thōmās (as in the Vulgate), from Ancient Greek Θωμᾶς (Thōmâs), the Biblical Greek transcription of Aramaic תאומא‎ or תאמא‎ (“twin”), the nickname of one of the Twelve Apostles. In the gospel of John (11:16, 20:24), the Aramaic nickname is also translated into Greek, as δίδυμος (dídumos). Use as a given name since the Middle Ages, e.g. Thomas the Presbyter (7th century), Thomas the Slav (8th century), Thomas of Bayeux (died 1100).
Noun src :
  • Thomas (plural Thomases)
  • (derogatory, Christianity) An infidel (in reference to the doubting Apostle).
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɒ.məs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɑ.məs/
  • Rhymes: -ɒməs
Popularity (Europe) src :
  • Thomas was a popular name throughout medieval Europe. In Britain the name was rare prior to the Norman Conquest (11th century CE), but by the 13th and 14th centuries it had become common. In 2017 it ranked 13th in popularity in the United Kingdom with 3,246 babies given the name.
Popularity (United States) src :
  • The Social Security Administration lists the name Thomas as the ninth most popular name in the United States over the past 100 years. In 2017 it ranked 48th in popularity with 7,131 babies given the name.
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • doubting Thomas
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Hawaiian: Kamaki
  • → Maori: Tāmati
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (female given names): Tamsin, Thomasina
FR French
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /tɔ.mɑ/
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Vietnamese: Tôma
General
Proper noun src :
  • Thomas
  • Thomas (biblical figure)
  • A male given name of biblical origin.
SE Swedish
Proper noun src :
  • Thomas c (genitive Thomas)
  • A male given name of popular usage, variant of Tomas.
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From Ancient Greek Θωμᾶς (Thōmâs), the Biblical Greek transcription of Aramaic תאומא‎ or תאמא‎ (“twin”), the nickname of one of the Twelve Apostles.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈtʰoː.maːs/, [ˈt̪ʰoː.maːs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈto.mas/, [ˈt̪ɔː.mas]
Proper noun src :
  • Thōmās m (genitive Thōmae); first declension
  • (Christianity) Thomas the Apostle.
  • A male given name from Aramaic of Biblical origin.
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ās).
  • The accusative is sometimes Thomam.
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch thomas, from Latin Thōmās, from Ancient Greek Θωμᾶς (Thōmâs), from Aramaic תאומא‎‎.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈtoː.mɑs/
  • Hyphenation: Tho‧mas
Proper noun src :
  • Thomas m
  • A male given name of biblical origin.
  • A patronymic surname​.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Tom, Tomas
  • (surnames) Thomasse, Thomassen
DK Danish
Alternative forms src :
  • Tomas
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Greenlandic: Tuumarsi
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (male given names) Tom, Tommy
  • (female given names) Thomine
  • (surnames) Thomasen, Thomassen, Thomsen
DE German
Proper noun src :
  • Thomas m (genitive Thomas')
  • Thomas (biblical figure)
  • A male given name of biblical origin.
  • A patronymic surname​.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
 

Popularity of the name Thomas

Number of THOMAS births per year

Total births of Thomas by country

Births with the first name Thomas
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
2,318,525
3,966
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
278,452
326
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
150,447
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
63,212
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
58,039
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
52,642
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
35,268
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
31,307
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
29,762
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
26,898
55
NONorway
1945 - 2019
25,118
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
17,107
32
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
15,451
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
13,387
80
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
13,438
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
12,356
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
4,920
2
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
4,065
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
3,943
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
2,412
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
822
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
754
1
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
618
0
SESweden
1998 - 2019
516
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
57
0

Total births of Thomas by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Thomas
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
6,612
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
2,957
0
ITItaly
2018
1,476
1
FRFrance
2019
1,060
0
AUAustralia
2019
883
0
QCQuebec
2019
648
0
BRBrazil
2010
457
5
NLNetherlands
2019
441
0
ONOntario
2018
334
0
IEIreland
2019
284
0
NZNew Zealand
2019
202
0
ARArgentina
2015
189
0
BEBelgium
2019
167
0
ATAustria
2018
138
0
ABAlberta
2019
104
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
102
0
CHSwitzerland
2019
96
0
NONorway
2019
95
0
DEGermany
2018
46
0
DKDenmark
2019
37
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
30
0
SESweden
2019
26
0
PLPoland
2019
21
0

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Personalities with the first name Thomas

There are 2171 personalities with the first name Thomas


Thomas Edison
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United states of america
Screenwriter Businessperson Engineer Entrepreneur Mathematician Inventor Lighting designer


Thomas Jefferson
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United states of america
Politician Jurist Statesperson


Woodrow Wilson
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United states of america
Academic Politician Statesperson


Thomas Mann
(Paul Thomas Mann) src

United states of america Nazi germany Czechoslovakia Weimar republic German empire
University teacher Novelist Essayist Screenwriter Writer Short story writer Social critic Autobiographer Diarist


Thomas Hobbes
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United kingdom Kingdom of england
Political scientist Philosopher Writer Politician Mathematician Economist Historian Translator


T. S. Eliot
(Thomas Stearns Eliot) src

United states of america United kingdom
Writer Poet Playwright Screenwriter Lyricist University teacher Journalist Literary critic Children's writer Critic Essayist Short story writer Social critic


Sean Connery
(Thomas Sean Connery) src

United kingdom
Screenwriter Actor Character actor Stage actor Film producer Television actor Film actor


Thomas More
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Kingdom of england
Judge Poet Diplomat Poet lawyer Theologian Historian Statesperson Philosopher Novelist Politician


Tom Hanks
(Thomas Jeffrey Hanks) src

United states of america Greece
Screenwriter Actor Writer Television producer Performing artist Character actor Composer Comedian Voice actor Film director Film producer Television director Stage actor Executive producer Filmmaker Director Television actor Film actor Short story writer


Tom Cruise
(Thomas Cruise Mapother Iv) src

United states of america
Film director Film producer Film actor



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Thomas
Full list of personalities with the first name Thomas

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Thomas

There are 6979 actors and actresses with the first name Thomas
Thomas Delgado-Little
Thomas Norgreen Nielsen
Thomas Olive
Thomas Meilstrup
Thomas Garvey
Thomas Childs
Thomas Byrne
Thomas Souverain
Thomas Momplot
Thomas Stene-Johansen
Thomas Simon
Thomas Goldberg
Thomas Linssen
Thomas Otrok
Thomas Stanley
Thomas Wittmann
Thomas Doret
Thomas Bellas
Thomas Racek
Thomas Rhys Jones
Thomas Hans
Thomas Van Achteren
Thomas Selstad
Thomas Doucet
Thomas Batuello
Thomas Drewson
Thomas Kjøniksen Kristiansen
Thomas Cibelli
Thomas Mcnamara
Thomas Schubert

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Thomas
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Thomas

Rankings of first name THOMAS by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#3QC Quebec2019
#6AU Australia2019
#9NZ New Zealand2019
#13GB United Kingdom2019
#18IE Ireland2019
#18NL Netherlands2019
#23BC British Columbia2019
#27ON Ontario2018
#30AB Alberta2019
#32IT Italy2018
#45BE Belgium2019
#47US United State of America2019
#65FR France2019
#66AT Austria2018
#73NO Norway2019
#80CH Switzerland2019
#93AR Argentina2015
#124CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#160DK Denmark2019
#205DE Germany2018
#231PL Poland2019
#293BR Brazil2010
#342SE Sweden2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#8961BR Brazil2010
#25885IT Italy2018






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