Thomas (disambiguation)

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The name ''''Thomas'''' from Gk. ''Thomas'', of Aramaic origin and said to mean "a twin" (John's gospel refers to Thomas as ho legomenos didymos "called the twin;" cf. Syriac toma "twin," Arabic tau'am "twin"). Before the Conquest, found only as the name of a priest. After 1066, one of the most common given names. Doubting Thomas is from John xx:25.
 
The name ''''Thomas'''' from Gk. ''Thomas'', of Aramaic origin and said to mean "a twin" (John's gospel refers to Thomas as ho legomenos didymos "called the twin;" cf. Syriac toma "twin," Arabic tau'am "twin"). Before the Conquest, found only as the name of a priest. After 1066, one of the most common given names. Doubting Thomas is from John xx:25.
  
List of [saints] with this name:
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List of [[saints]] with this name:
 
*St. Thomas I, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[March 21]] and [[February 18]])
 
*St. Thomas I, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[March 21]] and [[February 18]])
 
*St. Thomas the Martyr ([[April 10]])
 
*St. Thomas the Martyr ([[April 10]])

Revision as of 18:19, April 6, 2008

The name 'Thomas' from Gk. Thomas, of Aramaic origin and said to mean "a twin" (John's gospel refers to Thomas as ho legomenos didymos "called the twin;" cf. Syriac toma "twin," Arabic tau'am "twin"). Before the Conquest, found only as the name of a priest. After 1066, one of the most common given names. Doubting Thomas is from John xx:25.

List of saints with this name:

Also celebrated the first Sunday during Pentecost.
  • St. Thomas the Child-martyr (November 1)
  • St. Thomas II, Patriarch of Constantinople (November 14)
  • St Thomas the deacon Martyr (November 28)
  • St. Thomas the “defourkinos” (December 10), Gr. ο Δεφουρκινός

List of female saints with this name:

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