More info about the name "Tomek"
Tomek is a diminutive of Tomasz, itself a Polish variant of Thomas. Thomas originates in Aramaic and means "twin". As a masculine given name it has been used over centuries and in different spellings all over the world. This was the name of one of the authors of Gospels, as well as one of the apostles. The usage of Thomas has declined in the United States lately. It functions as a surname as well.