Twm - boys name

Twm name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 43%

Twm name meaning:

The name "Twm" is a Welsh variant of the name "Tom" or "Thomas." It is a diminutive form derived from the Aramaic name "Toma" or the Greek name "Thomas," which means "twin." The name gained popularity in Wales, particularly during the 19th and 20th centuries.

The name Twm carries with it the connotation of being a twin, symbolizing unity and companionship. Twins are often seen as two individuals who share a deep bond and support each other. In this sense, the name Twm may reflect qualities of loyalty, friendship, and empathy. It is a name that suggests the presence of a supportive and reliable companion.

Additionally, the name Twm can also be seen as a nod to Welsh heritage and culture. Welsh names often carry significant meaning and are deeply rooted in the history and folklore of Wales. By choosing the name Twm, parents may be embracing their Welsh roots or paying tribute to their family's Welsh background.

Origin: Welsh

Welsh form of Tom 'gift from God'.

Related names

Tom , Teo , Twm

Other boys names beginning with T


Overall UK ranking: 2730 out of 4789

7 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Twm

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