Odom Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone who had done well for himself by marrying the daughter of a prominent figure in the local community, from Middle English odam ‘son-in-law’ (Old English aðum).

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


Similar surnames: Dom, Oddy, Boom, Dow, Odum, Odoms, Odor, Som, Krom, Adam

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Odom Family Origin

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Odom Family Occupations

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  • Brewers Cooper

    17%
  • Butcher

    17%
  • Char Woman

    17%
  • Curate Of Ranmoor Schoolmaster

    17%

In 1881, Brewers Cooper, Butcher and Char Woman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Odom. The most common Odom occupation in the UK was Brewers Cooper. 17% of Odom's were Brewers Coopers. A less common occupation for the Odom family was Curate Of Ranmoor Schoolmaster.

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Odom Historical Records

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Odom Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Odom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Odom in 1940 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Odom

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