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Tom (disambiguation)

Tom can refer to:


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Tom was a common name of Hobbits, usually an abbreviation of Westron Tombûran, Tomacca,[1] Tomba or Tolma[2] (all of unknown meaning). It can refer to the following characters:

[edit] Wootton Major

[edit] Adaptations

[edit] Real-world

Tom is usually short for Thomas.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "II. The Appendix on Languages", p. 50
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"

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