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Oommen Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala): from a variant of the personal name Thomas found among Christians in southern India. It is formed with the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. — Note: Since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames this name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mammen, Ommen, Lommen, Ooten, Domen, Homme, Sommer, Dommer, Tomme

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