Diminutive of Thomas

Tommy Origin and Meaning

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

A surprising number of parents choose to put the nickname Tommy on their son's birth certificate rather than the more traditional Thomas. Perhaps even more surprising is thE fact that Tommy has never been off the United States popularity charts. More recently, however, the name has been trending downward.

# 729 in the US

Tommy Rank in US Top 1000

Tommy Popularity

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Famous People Named Tommy

  • Tommy Lee JonesAmerican actor.
  • Thomas Jacob "Tommy" HilfigerAmerican fashion designer.
  • Tommy Lee (born Thomas Lee Bass)Greek,American musician.
  • Thomas B. Kin "Tommy" ChongCanadian,American actor/comedian.
  • Thomas Alden "Tommy" PageAmerican singer
  • Thomas "Tommy" DavidsonAmerican actor.
  • Tommy Dreamer (born Thomas James Laughlin)American pro wrestler.
  • Thomas Clement "Tommy" DouglasCanadian politician; 7th Premier of Saskatchewan.
  • Tommy George ThompsonAmerican politician; 42nd governor of Wisconsin.
  • Thomas Daniel "Tommy" MottolaAmerican music executive.
  • Thomas Francis "Tommy" DorseyAmerican trumpeter and bandleader.
  • Thomas Alfred "Tommy" MaddoxAmerican NFL player.
  • Thomas David "Tommy" RoeAmerican singer.
  • Thomas Charles "Tommy" LasordaAmerican baseball manager.
  • Tommy Ramone (born Tamás Erdélyi)Hungarian,American drummer of The Ramones.
  • Tommy James (born Thomas Gregory Jackson)American singer of the Shondells.
  • Tommy Steele (born Thomas William Hicks)English singer.
  • Thomas "Tommy" MakemIrish folk musician.
  • Tommy Roland ShawAmerican guitarist of band Styx.
  • Tommy Rae Skubestep,son of American family vlogger Jessica Skube (Jesssfam on YouTube).
  • Tommy Francis White (b. 2013)son of American actress Michelle Monaghan.
  • Tommy DorfmanAmerican actor.
  • Tommy WiseauAmerican actor, writer, director, and producer
  • Tommy Joel Mecham (b.2018)son of family vloggers Ellie & Jared Mecham ( Ellie & Jared on YouTube).

Tommy in Pop Culture

  • Thomas "Tommy" Beresforddetective in Agatha Christie's "Tommy and Tuppence" novels
  • TommyMorlock in Marvel Comics
  • Tommy Dawkinscharacter on Canadian TV series "Big Wolf on Campus"
  • Tommy Garveymain character on TV's "The Leftovers"
  • Tommy Gavincharacter in the FX drama "Rescue Me"
  • Tommy Olivercharacter on TV's "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers"
  • Tommy Vercetticharacter in video game "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City"
  • Tommy Williamsmain character in book "Generation Dead"
  • Tommy Picklescharacter on Nickelodeon cartoon "Rugrats" and "All Grown Up!"
  • Thomas "Tommy" Merlyncharacter on TV's "Arrow"
  • Thomas “tommy” Shelbymain character on bbc’s peaky blinders
  • Tommycharacter in the YouTube series "Minecraft Diaries"
  • Tommycharacter in the game "Octodad"
  • Tommycharacter in book/film "Never Let Me Go"
  • Thomas "Tommy" Walkeroldest brother on TV's "Brothers and Sisters"
  • Tommy Walkermain character in "Tommy," rock opera by The Who
  • Tommy Settergrencharacter in the Pippi Longstocking series
  • Tommy Solomona main character on TV's "3rd Rock from the Sun"
  • Tommy Tomkinsmain character of in comic strip "Tailspin Tommy"
  • Tommy Turnbullcharacter on TV series "Robotboy"
  • Tommycharacter in movie "Asylum"
  • Tommy Zeldacharacter in movie "Crazy on the Outside"
  • Tommy Biggscharacter in movie "Horse Sense"
  • Tommy Bowencharacter on TV series "Haven"
  • Tommy Ryancharacter in film "Titanic"
  • Tommy Atkinsterm for a common British soldier
  • Tommy Fuller character on TV's "Fuller House"
  • Tommy Drosselmayercharacter in animated movie "Barbie in the Nutcracker"

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