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Gender: Female Origin of Thomasina: English, feminine variation of Thomas

The name Thomasina is a girl's name of English origin. Thomasina and is often added to lists like Feminizations and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven Hell Purgatory -- GIRLS".

From the experts:

Though rarely used now that many parents would rather appropriate men's names than sweeten them with feminine endings, Thomasina does have some vintage appeal.

Thomasina Coverly plays a large part in the Tom Stoppard play Arcadia. And Thomasina also has some critter cred--Thomasina Tittlemouse is a Beatirx Potter character, there's a Disney movie called The Three lives of Thomasina, about an enchanted cat, and a Paul Gallico novel titled Thomasina, the Cat Who Thought She was God.

Another version is Thomasin, newly visible via the 2016 horror movie The Witch and also used for a major character in Thomas Hardy's novel The Return of the Native. Hardy's heroine is commonly called Tamsin, the more popular short form.

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Famous People Named Thomasina

Thomasina Winifred Montgomery, birth name of American singer Tammi Terrell
Thomasina Jean "Tommi" Miers, English celebrity chef; winner of TV's "MasterChef"
Thomasina Winslow, American blues singer
(Darlene) Thomasina Pidgeon, Canadian rock climber

Pop Culture References for the name Thomasina

Thomasina Tittlemouse, mouse in "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse" (1910) by Beatrix Potter
"The Three Lives of Thomasina" (1964), Disney movie about the titular enchanted cat
"Thomasina, the Cat Who Thought She Was God", novel by Paul Gallico
Thomasina Coverley, character in "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard
Thomasina, a character on TV's "Kings"
"Thomasina," song by The Besnard Lakes
Thomasina Tuckerton, an apparent victim of witchcraft in Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse

Thomasina's International Variations

Tomsia (Polish) Toma, Tomassa (Italian) Tomasina, Tomasine (Spanish) Thomassia, Thomasette, Tomasa, Tumajina, Thomasine (French) Tamerlaine, Tammy, Tamlane (Scottish) Tamasa (Eastern European)


Wildmoonchild Says:


Not a fan myself.

Catgirlmri Says:


Am I the only one hating this name?

Lizzy Lou Says:


Sina (seen-ah) or even Nina could be possible nicknames if you really wanted her to have one. Although I think the name is pretty on its own.

Maria Eduarda Says:


I LOVE THIS NAME! i just Love it!i have this dream that one of my daughter could be named Thomasina Liesel Tulip, "Thomasina Tulip"

ash1114 Says:


One of my Favorite Vintage names. I also love the nn Sina!

Catastroffy Says:


I prefer Thomasin.

ThistleThorn Says:


I'm afraid that my daughter would hate me if I named her this even if I called her Tamsin.

tommigirl Says:


My mother named me Alberta. At age 44 I legally changed my name to Thomasina after my father Thomas. Plus I was nicknamed Tommi at birth!

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I love these kinds of names. Thomasina is my favorite Feminised name after Jamesina and of course, Theodora!