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Meaning of First Name: Thomas


Name:
Thomas
Pronunciation:
\th(o)-mas\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
twin
Origin:
Aramaic
Relate Names:
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Name Sounds Like:
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Name Similar:
None
Variant Forms:
None

Popularity

Thomas is a very popular first name for men (#10 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#12 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Thomas \th(o)-mas\ as a boy's name is pronounced TAH-mas. It is of Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Thomas is "twin". Biblical: one of the 12 apostles known as "doubting Thomas" as he has an unusual mixture of pessimism and zealous faith. Some say his full name was Judas Thomas (Judas the Twin), and the nickname distinguished him from Judas Iscariot. The name has been popular since the 12th-century martyr Thomas

Census About Last Name: Anders


Last Name:
ANDERS
Population Rank:
2165
Population:
15375
Occurrences/100,000 people:
5.7
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
49905.41
Non-Hispanic White Only:
88.89%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
7.34%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.45%
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
0.32%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
1.4%
Hispanic Origin:
1.61 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.