Toma (name)

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In European and Assyrian usage, the name Toma is a version of Thomas, originating from Aramaic t’om’a, meaning twin.[ citation needed ] In the Russian language, Toma may be a diminutive of the male first name Avtonom. [1]


It is also a female name, meaning "date palm tree", derived from Tamar, which is a Hebrew Bible name.

In Japan, it is a male name which is unrelated with the Bible nor "Thomas." The meaning will vary by which kanji are used to write this name. Another name, Tōma, may also be Latinized as "Toma."

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  1. Petrovsky, p. 36