10. Sherlock Holmes

9. Chingachgook

8. The Silver Surfer

7. Huckleberry Finn

6. Ebenezer Scrooge

5. Macbeth

4. Satan (Paradise Lost)

3. Captain Ahab

2. Emma Bovary

1. The Wicked Witch of the East



Other characters who would not be as interesting if named Tom are included in my sci-fi extravaganza Space Command and the Planets of Doom: http://amzn.to/atEZo9