- plural form of Tom
- A patronymic surname, derived from Tom
First recorded in 1537. Ultimately from Aramaic. Cognate to English Thomas.
- Thomas (Biblical figure)
- A male given name
This name is also used as the transliteration of the English male given name and diminutive Tom.
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
-  Population Register of Latvia: There were 3679 persons named Toms in Latvia on May 21st 2010.