Tomas name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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What does the name Tomas mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tomas

User Submitted Origins

Slovak (Slovakia)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Wisconsin, U.S. says the name Tomas means "Twin" and is of English origin.
  2. According to a user from Australia, the name Tomas is of American Samoa origin and means "The name of my love. It means twin".
  3. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Tomas means "'you take' when translated from Spanish to English".
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Notable Persons Named Tomas

Notable Persons Named Tomas

Tomáš Rosický

Tomáš Rosický is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., AC Sparta Prague, Borussia Dortmund, and Czech Republic national under-17 football team. Tomáš was born on October 4th, 1980 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

Tomáš Berdych

Tomáš Berdych is a tennis player. Tomáš was born on September 17th, 1985 in Valašské Meziříčí.

Sir Tom Stoppard

Sir Tom Stoppard is a writer. Tom was given the name Tomáš Straussler on July 3rd, 1937 in Zlín.

Tómas Lemarquis

Tómas Lemarquis is an actor. He was most active from 2001 to present. Tómas was born on August 3rd, 1977 in Reykjavík.

Tom Araya

Tom Araya is a thrash metal musician. He plays ESP Guitars. He has been prominent since 1981. Tom was given the name Tomás Enrique Araya Díaz on June 6th, 1961 in Viña del Mar, Chile. Tom is also known as Tom Araya.

Tomás de Torquemada

Tomás de Torquemada was a grand inquisitor. Tomás was born in 1420 in Torquemada or Valladolid, Spain. He breathed his last breath on September 16th, 1498.

  • Tomáš Kalas
    Soccer Player
  • Tomás Rincón
    Soccer Player
  • Tomas Haake
  • Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
  • Tomáš Satoranský
    Basketball Player
  • Tomas Alfredson
    Film Director
  • Tomas Arana
  • Tomas Brolin
    Soccer Player
  • Tomáš Hubočan
    Soccer Player
  • Samoth
  • Tomás Milián
  • Tomas Kalnoky
  • Tomás Mejías
    Soccer Player
  • Tomas Tranströmer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tomas

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tomas

Raúl de Tomás

Raúl de Tomás is a soccer player for the Córdoba CF, Real Madrid C.F., CD San Roque de Lepe, Real Madrid C, Real Madrid Castilla, Spain national under-16 football team, Spain national under-17 football team, and Spain national under-18 football team. Raúl was born on October 17th, 1994 in Madrid, Spain.

Américo Tomás

Américo Tomás was a President of Portugal, Minister of the Navy, Minister of Defence, Minister of the Colonies, Portuguese Navy, Ministry of National Defense (Portugal), and Overseas Ministry (Portugal). His career lasted from 1958 to 1974. His military service ended in 1974. Américo was born on November 19th, 1894 in Lisbon. He left this life on September 18th, 1987.

Piri Thomas

Piri Thomas was a writer. Piri was given the name Juan Pedro Tomas on September 30th, 1928. He passed away on October 17th, 2011.

Yasmany Tomás

Yasmany Tomás is a baseball player for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Yasmany was born on November 14th, 1990 in Havana. Yasmany is also known as Tomás and Yasmani.

Stjepan Tomas

Stjepan Tomas is an athlete for the NK Istra, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, Vicenza Calcio, Calcio Como, Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), Galatasaray S.K. (football), FC Rubin Kazan, Gaziantepspor, Bucaspor, and Croatia national football team. Stjepan was born on March 6th, 1976 in Bugojno.

Marko Tomas

Marko Tomas is a basketball player for the TED Ankara Kolejliler, Real Madrid, KK Zagreb, Real Madrid Baloncesto, Baloncesto Fuenlabrada, KK Cibona, Fenerbahçe Men's Basketball, and KK Cedevita in the Turkish Basketball Super League. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Marko was born on January 3rd, 1985 in Koprivnica.


Common last names for Tomas

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Rivera
  • Perez
  • Lopez
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Ramirez
  • Flores
  • Ortiz
  • Diaz
  • Gonzales
  • Santiago
  • Morales
  • Cruz

Common first names for Tomas

  • John
  • Mary
  • Maria
  • Juan
  • Michael
  • Joseph
  • Joe
  • Helen

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tomas U.S.
  White 25.39% 64.26%
  African American 4.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 55.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tomas

People with the last name Tomas are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Tomas

  • How Popular is the name Tomas? Tomas is the 1,449th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tomas was the 4,623rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tomas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,526 babies born with the first name Tomas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tomas to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tomas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • When was Tomas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tomas is Sunday, December 2nd, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Tomas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tomas was in 2003 with a total of 537 babies.
  • Random Tomas Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tomas ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 13 babies in New Mexico have the same name in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Tomas: The name spelled backwards is Samot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Omast. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tomas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,673 people with the last name Tomas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tomas? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Tomas as their last name.
  • Tomas name meaning

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