William Thomas

4 February 1617–
Saint Botolph without Aldgate, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Thomas was christened on 4 February 1617, in Saint Botolph without Aldgate, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Thomas, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Whitmore, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Robert Thomas
1592–1628
Margaret Whitmore
1592–1628
William Thomas
1617–
Robert Thomas
1623–
Margaret Elizabeth Thomas
1628–1682

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Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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  • William Thomas, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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