Name Origin Thomas. How to Pronounce Thomas. The family name Thoma is a local surname.
Also a Hebrew boys name meaning innocence or purity. The most Thoma families were found in the USA in 1920. The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 2542 newborn babies.
The surname Thomas was first found in Breconshire Welsh.
Famous people named Thomas include Thomas Edison inventor. Thomas is the Greek variation of the Aramaic name Taoma. Thomas the Tank Engine is a British anthropomorphised fictional steam locomotive in The Railway Series books by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and his son Christopher published from 1945. The Thoma family name first began to be used in the German state of Bavaria.