Tom
Origin/Usage
Aramaic
Pronunciation
TAHM
Meaning
Twin
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Tom is a diminutive of Thomas. Thomas originates in Aramaic and means "twin". As a masculine given name it has been used over centuries and in different spellings all over the world. This was the name of one of the authors of Gospels, as well as one of the apostles. The usage of Thomas has declined in the United States lately. It functions as a surname as well.

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Tom Brady - football player
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Tom Selleck - actor
Tom Watson - golfer
Tom Petty - musician

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