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Thoms Name Meaning

North German, Scottish, and English: patronymic from a short form of Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Toms, Thom, Thums, Thoma, Thome, Thomes, Thomas, Thomen, Tomes, Tom

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Thoms Family Origin

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Thoms Family Occupations

What did your Thoms ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Old Age Pension and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Thoms. 24% of Thoms men worked as an Old Age Pension and 77% of Thoms women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thoms were Dairy Farmer assisting Abov and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Old Age Pension
    24%
  • Builders Labourer
    16%
  • General Labourer
    16%
  • Dairy Farmer assisting Abov
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Housekeeper
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%

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

Thoms Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Thoms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thoms 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Thoms. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Thoms. For the veterans among your Thoms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thoms Life Expectancy

What is the average Thoms lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Thoms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Thoms in 1944 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thoms 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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