Gender: Male Meaning of Tommy: "twin" Origin of Tommy: Diminutive of Thomas Tommy's Popularity in 2018: #729

The name Tommy is a boy's name meaning "twin". Tommy is ranked #729 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (Based on most popular names by year)".

From the experts:

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.

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Pop Culture References for the name Tommy

Tommey, Tommie


Kassem J Says:


Adorable for a kid but juvenile for an adult, I'd just stick with Thomas.