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Tom Name Popularity

How popular is the name Tom? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 82 391 0.1111%
1911 103 335 0.09%
1912 123 506 0.1003%
1913 136 536 0.0945%
1914 136 699 0.1003%
1915 142 844 0.0929%
1916 139 950 0.0983%
1917 139 950 0.095%
1918 138 1,086 0.1012%
1919 139 1,026 0.098%
1920 131 1,186 0.1067%
1921 142 1,079 0.0942%
1922 144 1,057 0.0949%
1923 144 1,100 0.0982%
1924 149 1,075 0.0926%
1925 137 1,199 0.1061%
1926 138 1,234 0.1122%
1927 137 1,252 0.1131%
1928 134 1,288 0.1204%
1929 134 1,253 0.121%
1930 132 1,319 0.1263%
1931 125 1,343 0.1361%
1932 115 1,528 0.1547%
1933 116 1,415 0.1519%
1934 113 1,564 0.1618%
1935 109 1,710 0.176%
1936 112 1,679 0.1743%
1937 107 1,789 0.1816%
1938 106 1,916 0.1872%
1939 97 2,020 0.1986%
1940 92 2,281 0.2146%
1941 88 2,484 0.2207%
1942 89 2,862 0.2266%
1943 87 2,899 0.2221%
1944 87 2,884 0.2327%
1945 89 2,881 0.2362%
1946 87 3,615 0.245%
1947 88 3,902 0.2338%
1948 94 3,421 0.2143%
1949 114 2,532 0.1574%
1950 146 1,805 0.1121%
1951 168 1,506 0.0888%
1952 179 1,432 0.082%
1953 183 1,356 0.0766%
1954 188 1,377 0.0753%
1955 179 1,487 0.0808%
1956 161 1,898 0.1005%
1957 117 3,338 0.1735%
1958 96 4,359 0.2306%
1959 82 5,056 0.2661%
1960 86 4,902 0.2587%
1961 88 4,717 0.2499%
1962 99 4,166 0.2269%
1963 103 3,691 0.2056%
1964 107 3,293 0.1871%
1965 127 2,482 0.1518%
1966 153 1,838 0.1177%
1967 175 1,472 0.097%
1968 185 1,334 0.0888%
1969 205 1,194 0.0775%
1970 217 1,111 0.0698%
1971 257 838 0.0558%
1972 313 545 0.04%
1973 365 414 0.0319%
1974 373 384 0.0295%
1975 454 266 0.0207%
1976 440 269 0.0209%
1977 479 239 0.0177%
1978 548 183 0.0136%
1979 552 194 0.0138%
1980 581 176 0.012%
1981 563 184 0.0125%
1982 632 137 0.0092%
1983 634 132 0.0089%
1984 674 115 0.0077%
1985 672 122 0.008%
1986 661 137 0.0091%
1987 704 119 0.0078%
1988 701 130 0.0083%
1989 746 126 0.0078%
1990 710 157 0.0095%
1991 756 133 0.0082%
1992 860 98 0.0061%
1993 922 88 0.0056%
1994 1,038 67 0.0044%
1995 1,011 76 0.005%
1996 1,010 74 0.0049%
1997 1,106 67 0.0045%
1998 1,031 81 0.0054%
1999 1,198 57 0.0038%
2000 1,247 56 0.0037%
2001 1,181 65 0.0043%
2002 1,047 93 0.0062%
2003 1,257 63 0.0041%
2004 1,283 62 0.0041%
2005 1,165 84 0.0055%
2006 1,369 61 0.0039%
2007 1,655 39 0.0025%
2008 1,445 56 0.0036%
2009 1,393 65 0.0043%
2010 1,590 41 0.0028%
2011 1,524 45 0.0032%
2012 1,599 38 0.0027%
2013 1,453 49 0.0034%
2014 1,655 35 0.0024%
2015 2,047 17 0.0012%
2016 1,789 27 0.0019%
2017 1,509 44 0.0032%
2018 1,642 34 0.0025%
2019 1,419 53 0.0039%

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What names are variants of Tom?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Tom.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Thom

Twin

Aramaic

Tomm
Tommy

A diminutive form of Thomas.

#692 (0.0207%)  

What names sound like Tom?

If you like how Tom sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Tom.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dom

Lord

Latin

Tam

Twin

Aramaic

#2,558 (0.0004%)  
Teom

Twin

Hebrew

Tim

God's honor

Greek

#2,092 (0.0011%)  
Tome

Twin

Aramaic


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1 Comment

  1. I love the name Tom. My husband picked it because it was his grandfather’s name. I love the fact that it is old school and not often used anymore.


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