Tomos - boys name

Tomos name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 90%

Tomos name meaning:

The name Tomos is derived from the Greek name Thomas, which means "twin" or "one who is born of a twin." It has a strong biblical association, as Thomas was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. Thomas gained recognition for his skepticism and doubt, as he famously doubted the resurrection of Jesus until he witnessed it himself.

In Welsh, Tomos is a variation of the name Thomas and is commonly used as a given name. It holds a similar meaning of "twin" or "born of a twin" in Welsh culture. The name Tomos is often associated with qualities such as loyalty, reliability, and a curious nature. It can also suggest a sense of independence, as twins are often seen as having a close bond but also their own distinct personalities.

Overall, the name Tomos carries a rich historical and biblical significance, as well as a touch of Welsh heritage. It represents the idea of being born from a twin and embodies traits of curiosity, loyalty, and independence.

Origin: Welsh


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Overall UK ranking: 469 out of 4789

87 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (40)

Historical popularity of Tomos

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