The origin of the name Thomas is Greek


This is how Thomas is written in Greek

Θωμᾶς = Thōmas


The meaning of the name Thomas is: a twin


The name Thomas appears in the bible in the following verses:

Matthew 10:3
Philip, and Bartholomew; Θωμᾶς, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus;

Mark 3:18
And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Θωμᾶς, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Canaanite,

Luke 6:15
Matthew and Θωμᾶς, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zelotes,

John 11:16
Then said Θωμᾶς, which is called Didymus, unto his fellowdisciples, Let us also go, that we may die with him.

John 14:5
Θωμᾶς saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?

John 20:24
But Θωμᾶς, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.

John 20:26
And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Θωμᾶς with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you.

John 20:27
Then saith he to Θωμᾶς, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing.

John 20:28
And Θωμᾶς answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

John 20:29
Jesus saith unto him, Θωμᾶς, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

John 21:2
There were together Simon Peter, and Θωμᾶς called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and two other of his disciples.

Acts 1:13
And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Θωμᾶς, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the brother of James.