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Meaning and Origin of: Thomas boy

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First name origin & meaning:

Greek: Twin

First name variations: Tomas, Tomaso, Tom, Thom, Thos, Tommy, Thompson, Thomson, Massey, Tamas

Last name origin & meaning:

English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, and South Indian: from the medieval personal name, of Biblical origin, from Aramaic t’ōm’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, best known for his scepticism about Christ’s resurrection (John 20:24–29). The th- spelling is organic, the initial letter of the name in the Greek New Testament being a theta. The English pronunciation as t rather than th- is the result of French influence from an early date. In Britain the surname is widely distributed throughout the country, but especially common in Wales and Cornwall. The Ukrainian form is Choma.

Famous people with this first name: Richard Thomas, Rob Thomas

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Jack Black, Dana Carvey, Jamie Lee Curtis

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