Blom Name Meaning

Scandinavian: ornamental name from blom ‘flower’. Norwegian: habitational name from two farms so named in western Norway; unexplained. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Blum. Dutch: variant of Bloem.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Blum, Bloem, Bloom, Flom, Blome, Blohm, Bly, Blok, Below, Rom

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Blom Family Origin

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Blom Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    17%
  • Dressmaker

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Man Cook

    17%

In 1881, the most common Blom occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 17% of Blom's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Dressmaker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blom. A less common occupation for the Blom family was Man Cook.

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Blom Historical Records

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Blom Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Blom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Blom in 1952 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blom

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