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Thoms Surname Origin
An abbreviation of Thomas; Tom, local, Gaelic and Welsh, a round hillock or knoll, a rising ground, an eminence, any round heap, a tumulus.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Thoms Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Thoms family history than the origin of your surname:
A Thoms Family History Thought:
'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau