Gender: Male Meaning of Tom: "twin" Origin of Tom: 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

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Pop Culture References for the name Tom

Tommy, Tommie, Tommey, Thom, Tomm, Teo


ivy194 Says:


Hahaha. I like this name as a nn for Thomas or as a full name. It ages amazingly.

PaleShadow Says:


Tom also means purity, integrity and honesty in Hebrew

PaleShadow Says:


Why not?

cmailest Says:


I just wanna know..who is out here looking at a newborn baby and naming it Tom??

Myanover Says:


Tom means twin defiantly a good name😇

Tom Says:


Tom is sexy

Laura Says:


Tom is strange