Bloom Name Meaning

Jewish (American): Americanized spelling of Blum. Americanized spelling of Dutch Bloem. Swedish: variant of Blom. English: metonymic occupational name for an iron worker, from Middle English blome ‘ingot (of iron)’. The modern English word bloom ‘flower’ came into English from Old Norse in the 13th century, but probably did not give rise to any surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Blood, Bloem, Blom, Bloome, Blohm, Bollom, Bloomer, Look, Book, Broom

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Bloom Family Origin

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Bloom Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, Tailor, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bloom. A less common occupation for the Bloom family was Farmer. The most common Bloom occupation in the UK was Tailor. 6% of Bloom's were Tailors.

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Bloom Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Bloom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bloom in 1941 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bloom

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