Thom Family History

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Thom Name Meaning

Scottish and French: from a short form of Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Thoms, Tom, Thum, Thome, Thor, Tham, Tome, Thomen, Thomey, Troy

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Thom Family Origin

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Thom Family Occupations

What did your Thom ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Thom family was Coal Miner. The most common Thom occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Thom's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thom.

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

Thom Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Thom Life Expectancy

What is the average Thom lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Thom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Thom in 1945 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thom 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.

Famous Thom Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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