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The name Tom is a diminutive form of Thomas.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Tom 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 Tom
Use of the Name Tom for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
136,845 53,143 2,922 260 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Tom has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Tom last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1996, the last year shown on the table.  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 Tom
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188040399  
188143349  
188247390  
1883443869186
188447394  
188548361  
188650384  
188752329  
188849416  
188950379  
189059347  
189160318  
189258381  
189360349  
189461343  
189562335  
189662339  
189763298  
189864337  
189967288  
190052472  
190167291  
190275311  
190373295  
190474317  
190577318  
190680297  
190783313  
190881340  
190988338  
191082428  
1911105364  
1912124539  
1913135573  
1914137735  
1915142870  
1916140966  
1917139977  
19181391,108  
19191401,063  
19201311,211  
19211441,095  
19221451,082  
19231441,130  
19241491,096  
19251381,221  
19261381,249  
19271381,265  
19281351,302  
19291351,261  
19301321,335  
19311251,356  
19321151,542  
19331171,421  
19341131,575  
19351091,728  
19361121,689  
19371071,811  
19381061,932  
1939972,025  
1940912,298  
1941882,484  
1942892,865  
1943872,906  
1944872,889  
1945892,889  
1946873,617  
1947883,903  
1948943,429  
19491142,534  
19501451,823  
19511701,500  
19521801,447  
19531841,371  
19541881,384  
19551801,510  
19561611,909  
19571163,350  
1958964,358  
1959825,060  
1960864,898  
1961884,715  
1962994,163  
19631033,704  
19641073,289  
19651272,502  
19661531,847  
19671751,491  
19681851,363  
19692071,215  
19702191,125  
1971256866  
1972315581  
1973364452  
1974374420  
1975461306  
1976442314  
1977481282  
1978533241  
1979523260  
1980566232  
1981544239  
1982621195  
1983607199  
1984627185  
1985659178  
1986655186  
1987687175  
1988686186  
1989731184  
1990692215  
1991733192  
1992861151  
1993886145  
1994    
1995961134  
1996996126  
Totals:  136,845 6

During the last 125 years, parents have used Tom as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Tom appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 116 times during the last 125 years.

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


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