Dom Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Dutch dom(b) ‘stupid’, ‘dumb’. from a short form of the Biblical name Adam. from a Germanic personal name formed with dom ‘judgement’, ‘verdict’.

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

Similar surnames: Doom, Tom, Doe, Don, Dome, Dow, Dahm, Dohm, Damm, Lim

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Dom Family Origin

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Dom Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Dom occupation in the UK was Factory Overseer. 100% of Dom's were Factory Overseers.

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Dom Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Dom Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dom in 1959 was 53, and 66 in 2004.

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