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Gender: Male Meaning of Tommy: "twin" Origin of Tommy: Diminutive of Thomas Tommy's Popularity in 2017: #709

The name Tommy is a boy's name meaning "twin". Tommy is ranked #709 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

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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 that 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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Famous People Named Tommy

Tommy Lee Jones, American actor.
Thomas Jacob "Tommy" Hilfiger, American fashion designer.
Tommy Lee (born Thomas Lee Bass), Greek-American musician.
Thomas B. Kin "Tommy" Chong, Canadian-American actor/comedian.
Thomas Alden "Tommy" Page, American singer
Thomas "Tommy" Davidson, American actor.
Tommy Dreamer (born Thomas James Laughlin), American pro wrestler.
Thomas Clement "Tommy" Douglas, Canadian politician; 7th Premier of Saskatchewan.
Tommy George Thompson, American politician; 42nd governor of Wisconsin.
Thomas Daniel "Tommy" Mottola, American music executive.
Thomas Francis "Tommy" Dorsey, American trumpeter and bandleader.
Thomas Alfred "Tommy" Maddox, American NFL player.
Thomas David "Tommy" Roe, American singer.
Thomas Charles "Tommy" Lasorda, American 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" Makem, Irish folk musician.
Tommy Roland Shaw, American guitarist of band Styx.
Tommy Rae Skube, step-son of American family vlogger Jessica Skube (Jesssfam on YouTube).
Tommy Francis White (b. 2013), son of American actress Michelle Monaghan.
Tommy Dorfman, American actor.
Tommy Wiseau, American actor, writer, director, and producer
Tommy Joel Mecham (b.2018), son of family vloggers Ellie & Jared Mecham ( Ellie & Jared on YouTube).

Pop Culture References for the name Tommy

Thomas "Tommy" Beresford, detective in Agatha Christie's "Tommy and Tuppence" novels
Tommy, Morlock in Marvel Comics
Tommy Dawkins, character on Canadian TV series "Big Wolf on Campus"
Tommy Garvey, main character on TV's "The Leftovers"
Tommy Gavin, character in the FX drama "Rescue Me"
Tommy Oliver, character on TV's "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers"
Tommy Vercetti, character in video game "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City"
Tommy Williams, main character in book "Generation Dead"
Tommy Pickles, character on Nickelodeon cartoon "Rugrats" and "All Grown Up!"
Thomas "Tommy" Merlyn, character on TV's "Arrow"
Thomas “tommy” Shelby, main character on bbc’s peaky blinders
Tommy, character in the YouTube series "Minecraft Diaries"
Tommy, character in the game "Octodad"
Tommy, character in book/film "Never Let Me Go"
Thomas "Tommy" Walker, oldest brother on TV's "Brothers and Sisters"
Tommy Walker, main character in "Tommy," rock opera by The Who
Tommy Settergren, character in the Pippi Longstocking series
Tommy Solomon, a main character on TV's "3rd Rock from the Sun"
Tommy Tomkins, main character of in comic strip "Tailspin Tommy"
Tommy Turnbull, character on TV series "Robotboy"
Tommy, character in movie "Asylum"
Tommy Zelda, character in movie "Crazy on the Outside"
Tommy Biggs, character in movie "Horse Sense"
Tommy Bowen, character on TV series "Haven"
Tommy Ryan, character in film "Titanic"
Tommy Atkins, term for a common British soldier
Tommy Fuller Jr., baby character on TV's "Fuller House"
Tommy Drosselmayer, character in animated movie "Barbie in the Nutcracker"

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