Storm Family History

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Storm Name Meaning

English, North German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: nickname for a man of blustery temperament, from Middle English, Middle Low German, storm, Old Norse stormr ‘storm’. Dutch: name given to a child born at sea during a storm.

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

Similar surnames: Sturm, Stork, Storr, Stock, Star, Stern, Storer, Sterk, Storms, Stemm

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Storm Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Storm name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Storm. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Storm Family Origin

Where is the Storm family from?

Storm Family Occupations

What did your Storm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Storm family was Fish Dealer. The most common Storm occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 13% of Storm's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Storm.

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  • Fisherman

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Fish Dealer


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

Storm Historical Records

What Storm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Storm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Storm 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Storm. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Storm. For the veterans among your Storm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Storm Life Expectancy

What is the average Storm lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Storm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Storm in 1940 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Storm 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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