- a masculine name: dim. Tom, Tommy; fem. Thomasina
- Bible (called Didymus, the Twin) one of the twelve Apostles, who doubted at first the resurrection of Jesus: John 20:24-29: his day is Dec. 21: also Saint Thomas
Origin of ThomasMiddle English ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin ; from Ecclesiastical Greek Th?mas ; from Classical Hebrew (language) teom, Aramaic teoma, literally , a twin
, Saint fl. first century AD.
One of the 12 Apostles. According to the New Testament, he doubted that Jesus had risen from the dead until he saw the wounds.