Thomas

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Θωμας (Thomas), a Greek form of Aramaic תָּאוֹמָא (Te'oma') = 'twin' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

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See also Duommá (Sami), Tamas (Hungarian), Tom, Tomander, Tomás (Spanish, Portuguese, Irish), Tomasz (Polish), Tomi, Tommy, Tompa

For female forms see also Thoma, Thomasine, Tomana, Tomasa, Tomina

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Thomasarson Faroe Islands
Thomasen Denmark Norway
Thomassen Denmark Norway
Thomasson Iceland Sweden
Thomasøn Denmark Norway

Female

Thomasardóttir Faroe Islands
Thomasdatter Denmark Norway
Thomasdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Thomas
Genitive: Thomas'
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Thomas
Accusative: Thomas
Dative: Thomasi
Genitive: Thomasar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Thomas
Genitive: Thomaksen
Partitive: Thomasta
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Thomas
Accusative: Thomas
Dative: Thomas
Genitive: Thomas
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Thomas
Genitive: Thomas'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Thomas
Genitive: Thomas' / Thomas

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

21 December

Norway Norway

21 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Thomas Hansen Kingo (15 December 1634 – 14 October 1703), Danish bishop, poet and hymn-writer
  • Thomas Fasti Dinesen (9 August 1892 – 10 March 1979), Danish writer, soldier and engineer
  • Thomas Bo Larsen (born 27 November 1963), Danish actor
  • Thomas Numme (born 28 February 1970), Norwegian television personality

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
37777 61800 5 26 37772 61774
Denmark Denmark[9]
41989
n.a.
2
n.a.
41987
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
24378
n.a.
5
n.a.
24373
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
6894
n.a.
5
n.a.
6889
Greenland Greenland[12]
248 872
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
95 145
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Thomas (m) Sources: [8][9][10][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Thomas (m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Thomas (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Thomas (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Thomas (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. details see Name Statistic tables