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Thomasina or Thomasine is the feminine form of the given name Thomas, which means "twin". Thomasina is often shortened to Tamsin. Tamsin can be used as a name in itself; variants of Tamsin include Tamsyn, Tamzin, Tamsen, Tammi and Tamasin. The version "Tamsin" is especially popular in Cornwall and Wales. Along with Tamara it is the ancestor of "Tammy".

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People named Thomasina (and variants)

Tammi

Tammie

Tammy

Tamsen

Tamsyn

Tamzin

Thomasin

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Thomasine

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