The name Thomas means A Twin and is of Greek origin. Thomas is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.
In the Bible, Thomas is an apostle of Christ.
The most common nicknames for Thomas are Tom and Tommy.
Famous people named Thomas include Thomas Edison, inventor. Tom Hanks, actor. Tom Hiddleston, actor. Tom Cruise (nee Mapother), actor. Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the U.S., Tom Jones, singer. Tom Selleck, actor. Tommy Lee Jones, actor. Thomas Aquinas, Italian Dominican friar, Philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. Tom Clancy, author.