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Of Aramaic and Greek origin.

Short for Thomas.

Other forms of the name are: Tommie, Tommy, Tam, Tomi, Tomás.

Famous bearers are Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Tom Hardy, Tom Brady, Tom Selleck, Tom Jones, Tom Wolfe, Tom Berenger, Tom Clancy, Tom Petty, Tom Stoppard, Tom Wilkinson, Tom Arnold, Tom Ford.

One very loved Tom, is Mark Twain’s fictional character, Tom Sawyer. The protagonist of the book “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”.

Tom Hanks is one of the most popular and acknowledged American actors worldwide.

He is the third highest-grossing actor in film history and has starred in films such as “Philadelphia”, “Sleepless in Seattle”, “Forrest Gump”, “Saving Private Ryan”, “The Green Mile”, “Castaway” and many more.