Isom Family History

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Isom Name Meaning

English: variant of Isham.

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

Similar surnames: Ison, Ipson, Sam, Sissom, Easom, Isham, Son, Crom, Som, Igou

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Isom Family Origin

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Isom Family Occupations

What did your Isom ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Isom occupation in the UK was Brewers Labourer. 7% of Isom's were Brewers Labourers. A less common occupation for the Isom family was (Dom) Groom & Gardener. Brewers Labourer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Isom.

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  • Brewers Labourer

  • Laborer

  • Labourer

  • (Dom) Groom & Gardener


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

Isom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Isom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Isom 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Isom. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Isom. For the veterans among your Isom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Isom Life Expectancy

What is the average Isom lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Isom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Isom in 1940 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Isom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Isom 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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