Tommy

Tommy - A very unique male name



  Sep 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tommy, meaning twin, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #254. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tommy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tommy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tommy. The baby boy name Tommy was given to 335 baby boys in 2012, ranking #632 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,899 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tommy peaked in popularity 74 years ago in 1944 on position 70.



Famous with this name

Tommy Bastow
Tommy Flanagan
Tommy Rettig


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Tommy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tommy is currently topping the baby name charts in Oklahoma at position #303 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,333.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tommy is where you live.


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Tommy origin and meaning

Tommy is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means twin. To see famous people named Tommy, pop culture references for the name Tommy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tommy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tommy, sorted by popularity.

Tony / Tom / Tim / Tommie / Timmy / Toney / Tatum / Timmie / Titan / Tuan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012632
2011630
2010615
2009557
2008511
2007493
2006456
2005424
2004388
2003383
2002339
2001330
2000305
1999298
1998298
1997280
1996303
1995309
1994311
1993321
1992303
1991289
1990270
1989265
1988250
1987237
1986240
1985238
1984229
1983223
1982211
1981203
1980198
1979191
1978179
1977177
1976169
1975157
1974155
1973143
1972147
1971150
1970148
1969136
1968126
1967127
1966126
1965121
1964108
1963107
1962110
1961116
1960112
1959108
1958104
1957102
1956115
1955110
1954100
195395
195297
195195
195094
194985
194880
194779
194677
194577
194470
194377
194273
194172
194076
193977
193878
193785
193691
193595
193498
1933109
1932110
1931115
1930126
1929144
1928151
1927171
1926192
1925199
1924243
1923258
1922251
1921282
1920305
1919331
1918336
1917349
1916379
1915393
1914337
1913380
1912401
1911288
1910254

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oklahoma303
Arkansas349
New Mexico362
Mississippi399
Kentucky402
Georgia436
Alabama464
California529
Texas529
Louisiana530
Iowa550
Florida557
North Carolina558
Indiana564
Colorado625
Ohio626
Arizona717
Massachusetts724
Missouri725
Tennessee754
Washington803
Virginia831
New York877
Pennsylvania1149
Illinois1333

Even more about Tommy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tommy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tommy?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1944
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Tommy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,899
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +335

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