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Gender: M Meaning of Tom: "twin" Origin of Tom: Diminutive of Thomas

Just like Sam and Ben, Tom could be revived as a simple, well liked name on its own.

Famous People Named Tom

Thomas Dwaine "Tom" Arnold, American actor and comedian
Tom Braidwood, actor on X-Files
Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw, American television journalist
Thomas "Tom" Brown, hipster blog writer
Thomas Michael "Tom" Fletcher, member of British band McFly
Thomas Carlyle "Tom" Ford, American fashion designer
Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks, American actor
Edward Thomas "Tom" Hardy, English actor
Thomas William "Tom" Hiddleston, English actor
Thomas Cruise "Tom" Mapother, American actor
Thomas Andrew "Tom" Felton, British actor
Tom Nicon, French model
Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty, American singer-songwriter
Thomas John Patrick "Tom" Welling, American actor
Thomas Geoffrey "Tom" Wilkinson, English actor
Tom Wolfe, American author and journalist
Tom Bergeron, television host
Tom Williamson, American actor
Thomas Patrick "Tom" Cavanagh, Canadian actor
Tom Cassell, aka Syndicate, English YouTuber
Tom Daley, British diver

Pop Culture References for the name Tom

Tom, character in short story "Out There" by author Justine Avery
Tom, the Leaky Cauldron's bartender from the "Harry Potter" Series
Tom Joad, "The Grapes of Wrath"
Thomas "Tom" Wade, main character in G. A. Henty's, In the Heart of the Rockies
Dr. Tom Kent, Character in British TV show Casualty
Dr. Tom Sherwood, character from movie "The English Teacher" played by Greg Kinnear
Tom Long, character on television series "Hart of Dixie"
Tom Marvolo Riddle, character from the "Harry Potter" series and birth name of Lord Voldemort
Tom Natsworth, from Mortal Engines
Tom Sawyer, title character of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"
Long Tom, character in G. A. Henty's, At Agincourt
Tom Thumb, Hobby & craft store
Tom Price, character in TV show "Walker, Texas Ranger"
Tom Branson, character in the TV show "Downton Abbey"
Tom Okinawe, character in the CBBC TV show "Wolfblood"
Tom Builder, a main character in Ken Follett's "The Pillars of Earth"
Tom Tressilis, character in G. A. Henty's, Under Drake's Flag
Tom Marin, Hanna Marin's father on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
Tom Diaz, character on TV's "Stuck in the Middle"

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