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The name Thomas is of Aramaic origin, and means twin.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Thomas has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Thomas
Use of the Name Thomas for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
2,201,154 1,111,983 381,171 123,646 57,190 21,207 10,328
The table below indicates the number of times the name Thomas has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Thomas
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188082,5356738
188192,28253611
188282,61155912
1883102,316  
188482,57272510
1885102,2657909
1886102,3368888
188792,151  
1888122,45272114
1889122,23379612
1890122,201  
1891121,98278913
1892122,41275816
1893122,15776616
1894122,170  
1895112,15389014
1896122,090  
1897111,98382016
1898102,163  
1899111,811  
1900112,56196316
1901111,821100012
1902112,13590116
1903101,963  
1904112,05793416
1905102,13789818
1906102,178  
1907112,172  
1908102,30084522
1909102,467  
1910122,849  
1911103,28492623
1912106,08086734
1913107,09190036
1914118,84985448
19151011,50899046
19161011,99499249
19171012,61393156
19181013,94286769
19191013,43087565
19201114,93980182
19211115,29285276
19221115,29090466
19231115,92290067
19241116,53881185
19251116,67284478
19261116,580690112
19271116,979669117
19281116,570590143
19291116,239627121
19301116,986614127
19311016,80571589
19321016,79970693
19331016,46767196
1934917,37186862
1935917,63680272
1936818,31778076
1937919,75885666
1938921,36481875
1939922,14080274
1940823,98975586
1941826,60984974
1942831,104751102
1943832,72181590
1944831,50477398
1945831,819737103
1946838,738796107
1947844,734857105
1948843,65690195
1949845,07289398
1950845,58599485
1951848,09399988
1952848,575  
1953846,887933103
1954847,115  
1955845,775  
1956944,779  
1957944,542995110
1958942,007965115
1959940,258935126
1960939,297987119
1961937,478  
1962936,508  
1963935,476895138
1964934,429  
1965931,614985111
19661028,994938118
19671228,227865138
19681227,449939122
19691327,448  
19701726,642967132
19711723,121970131
19722019,527  
19731917,906  
19742017,259  
19752016,527  
19762316,095  
19772216,561  
19782316,448  
19792616,445  
19802517,516  
19812617,122  
19822317,542  
19832417,541988147
19842517,565  
19852517,585  
19862617,326  
19872418,121  
19882318,773  
19892318,427  
19902618,202  
19912816,782  
19922715,276  
19932714,851  
19942714,896  
19952714,150  
19962813,786  
19973112,880  
19983112,868  
19993112,772  
20003312,611  
20013312,119  
20023611,253  
20033610,879  
20043710,328  
Totals:  2,201,154 5,203

During the last 125 years, parents have used Thomas as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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