Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Twin
Main Origin Language: Greek
(Or View Thomas Girl)

In 2017 the name Thomas...

• was given to 7,131 baby boys
• was the 48th most popular name for baby boys
• was 20% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Utah
• was least popular in Arizona, New Mexico, and Oregon
• was about as popular as Isaiah and Charles
Babies Named Thomas Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Thomas...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1951
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2013
• is 84% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 51% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Albert, Raymond, Richard, Catherine, Charlene, Norma
• has the most opposite popularity history to Vicente, Rafael, Hassan, Noemi, Annalisa, Luisa
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Thomas Per State
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Geographically the name Thomas...

• 31% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Charles, Cole, Jackson, Charlotte, Hannah, Amelia
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Mario, Israel, Omar, Kimberly, Ximena, Vanessa
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Thomas by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Thomas are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Thomas will be the only kid named Thomas in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Thomas compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Thomas rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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