Diminutive of Thomas

Tom Origin and Meaning

The name Tom is a boy's name meaning "twin".

Just like Sam and Ben, Tom could be revived as a simple, well liked name on its own. Tom, just Tom, is one of the Top 100 Boy Names in France

# 961 in the US

Tom Rank in US Top 1000

# 1497 on Nameberry

Tom Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Tom Popularity

Famous People Named Tom

  • Tom BraidwoodCanadian actor
  • Edward Thomas "Tom" HardyEnglish actor
  • Tom Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother)American actor
  • Thomas Alan "Tom" WaitsAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Thomas Andrew "Tom" FeltonBritish actor
  • Thomas John "Tom" BrokawAmerican television journalist
  • Thomas Michael "Tom" Fletchermember of British band McFly
  • Thomas Carlyle "Tom" FordAmerican fashion designer
  • Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" HanksAmerican actor
  • Thomas William "Tom" SelleckAmerican actor
  • Thomas Dwaine "Tom" ArnoldAmerican actor and comedian
  • Thomas Edward Patrick "Tom" BradyAmerican NFL football player
  • Tom Jones (born Thomas Jones Woodward)Welsh pop singer
  • Thomas William "Tom" HiddlestonEnglish actor
  • Thomas Stanley "Tom" HollandEnglish actor
  • Tom NiconFrench model
  • Tom KaulitzGerman singer of band Tokio Hotel; twin brother Bill Kaulitz
  • Tom TykwerGerman film director
  • Thomas Earl "Tom" PettyAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Thomas John Patrick "Tom" WellingAmerican actor
  • Thomas Geoffrey "Tom" WilkinsonEnglish actor
  • Thomas Kennerly "Tom" WolfeAmerican author and journalist
  • Thomas "Tom" BergeronAmerican television host
  • Thomas Patrick "Tom" CavanaghCanadian actor
  • Tom George Cassell aka SyndicateEnglish YouTuber
  • Thomas Robert "Tom" DaleyBritish diver
  • Thomas Baptiste "Tom" MorelloAmerican singer of band Rage Against the Machine
  • Michael Thomas "Tom" GreenCanadian actor/comedian
  • Thomas Matthew "Tom" DeLongeAmerican singer of band Blink,182
  • Thomas Dale "Tom" DeLayU.S. Congressman and House Majority Leader from Texas
  • Thomas Edward "Tom" BosleyAmerican actor
  • Thomas Leo "Tom" ClancyAmerican novelist
  • Tom Spencer aka Tomohawk1989English YouTuber
  • Tom FeltonBritish Actor
  • Thomas John "Tom" EllisWelsh Actor
  • Tom GruberChristian Internet Blogger & Expert about Sex in Heaven

Tom in Pop Culture

  • Tom Sawyermain character in Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and secondary character in "Huckleberry Finn"
  • Tom Marvolo Riddle aka Lord Voldemortcharacter in the "Harry Potter" series
  • Tomthe Leaky Cauldron's bartender from the "Harry Potter" Series
  • Tom ThumbEnglish folk character the size of his father's thumb
  • Tom Joadmain character in book/film "The Grapes of Wrath"
  • Thomas "Tom" Wademain character in G. A. Henty's, In the Heart of the Rockies
  • Dr. Tom KentCharacter in British TV show Casualty
  • Dr. Tom Sherwoodcharacter from movie "The English Teacher" played by Greg Kinnear
  • Tom Longcharacter on TV's "Hart of Dixie"
  • Tom Natsworthcharacter in the Mortal Engines series
  • Long Tomcharacter in G. A. Henty's, At Agincourt
  • Tom Pricecharacter in TV show "Walker, Texas Ranger"
  • Tom Bransoncharacter in the TV show "Downton Abbey"
  • Tom Okinawecharacter in the CBBC TV show "Wolfblood"
  • Tom Buildera main character in Ken Follett's "The Pillars of Earth"
  • Tom Tressilischaracter in G. A. Henty's, Under Drake's Flag
  • Tom MarinHanna Marin's father on TV's "Pretty Little Liars"
  • Tom Diazcharacter on TV's "Stuck in the Middle"
  • Tom Howardcharacter in "The Hole"
  • Tomcharacter in short story "Out There" by author Justine Avery
  • Tom Pattersoncharacter in DC Universe
  • Reverend Tom Herewardcharacter in TV's "Call the Midwife"
  • Tom Cobaltcharacter in the Addicted Series
  • Tom Dooleysong by the Kingston Trio
  • Tom Nookcharacter from the video game "Animal Crossing"

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