Fromm Family History

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Fromm Name Meaning

German: nickname for an honorable man, from Middle High German vrum, vrom ‘capable’, ‘honorable’, ‘trustworthy’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a pious man, from German fromm ‘devout’, ‘pious’ (a later sense of the same word as in 1).

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

Similar surnames: From, Froom, Froman, Romm, Drumm, Ramm, Krumm, Brumm, Frum, Fromme

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Fromm Family Origin

Where is the Fromm family from?

Fromm Family Occupations

What did your Fromm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fromm occupation in the UK was Colonial Merchant. 33% of Fromm's were Colonial Merchants. A less common occupation for the Fromm family was Manufacturers Agent. Colonial Merchant and Fancy H...are (Commercial Traveller) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fromm.

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  • Colonial Merchant

  • Fancy H...are (Commercial Traveller)

  • Manufacturers Agent


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fromm ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fromm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Fromm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fromm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Fromm. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Fromm. For the veterans among your Fromm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fromm Life Expectancy

What is the average Fromm lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fromm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fromm in 1940 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fromm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fromm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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