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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Finnish : ornamental name from tuomi ‘choke cherry’ + the common surname suffix -nen. This name is found chiefly in the southern and western parts of Finland. Mostly, it is an ornamental name adopted in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Finnish : from a derivative of the male personal name Tuomas (see Thomas).

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