William Thomas

about 1789–
Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

William Thomas was born about 1789, in Wales, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 daughter.

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World Events (3)

1815
Age 26
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823
Age 34
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
Age 42
Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

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.

Possible Related Names

Thomasia
Thomasina
Thomassine
Thomazine
Tomas
Tubby
Tam
Tamhus
Tamlane
Tamasine
Tamsen
Tamzin
Tamzine
Tamzzin
Tammy
Tammie
Tom
Toume

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