Tommy - boys name

Tommy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Tommy name meaning:

The name Tommy is a diminutive form of the name Thomas, which has origins in both Aramaic and Greek. In Aramaic, the name means "twin," while in Greek, it means "a twin or one who is double-minded." The name Tommy is commonly associated with boys and is often used as a standalone name rather than a nickname for Thomas.

Those named Tommy are often seen as sociable, friendly, and adaptable individuals. They possess a charismatic and outgoing nature, making them natural leaders who can easily connect with others. Tommys tend to be independent and have a strong sense of self, which contributes to their self-confidence and ability to take charge in various situations.

Furthermore, individuals with the name Tommy are known for their quick wit and sharp intellect. They have a thirst for knowledge and are often drawn to careers that allow them to use their mental abilities. With their natural charm and social skills, Tommys have the ability to thrive in various fields, including sales, communication, and entertainment. Overall, the name Tommy represents someone who is not only a natural-born leader but also possesses a brilliant mind and a friendly, adaptable nature.

Origin: Greek

Form of Thomas. A twin.

Related names

Thomas , Tamsin , Tavish, Thom, Thomasin, Thomasine, Tom , Toman, Tomas , Tomasina, Tomik, Tommaso , Tommie , Tommy , Tuomas

Other boys names beginning with T


Overall UK ranking: 24 out of 4789

1901 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (13)
  • England (26)
  • Scotland (36)

Historical popularity of Tommy

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