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Strom Name Meaning

Swedish (Ström) and Danish (Strøm): from ström ‘current’, probably an arbitrarily adopted ornamental name but possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a river. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named from Old Norse straumr ‘current’, ‘stream’. German: variant of Strahm. Dutch: from Middle Dutch stroom, of uncertain meaning. Polish: topographic name for someone who lived on a steep slope, from strom ‘slope’ or stromy ‘precipitous’. Czech: topographic name or nickname from strom ‘tree’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic or ornamental name, from German Strom ‘stream’, ‘river’.

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

Similar surnames: Stoop, Stram, Satrom, Troy, Mostrom, Strohm, Ostrom, Trom, Sturm

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Strom Family Origin

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Strom Family Occupations

What did your Strom ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Apprentice Buss Finishing and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Strom. 7% of Strom men worked as an Apprentice Buss Finishing and 40% of Strom women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Strom were Coal Trimmer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Apprentice Buss Finishing
  • Butchers Shop Manager
  • Clothing Mfr
  • Coal Trimmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Canteen Asst
  • Domestic Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Strom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Strom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strom 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Strom. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Strom. For the veterans among your Strom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strom Life Expectancy

What is the average Strom lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Strom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Strom in 1941 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

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