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Throm Name Meaning

South German (Franconia): nickname for a crude person from Middle High German trām ‘beam rafter log’.

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

Similar surnames: Trom, Thor, Thumm, Strom, Thum, Thran, Thoma, Rhem, Thurm, Toro

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Where is the Throm family from?

You can see how Throm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Throm family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Throm families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Throm family living in Denbighshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Throm's in United Kingdom. Denbighshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Throm families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Throm surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Throm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Throm. 27% of Throm men worked as a Clerk and 25% of Throm women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Throm were Salesman and Waitress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Baker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Throm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Throm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 383 immigration records available for the last name Throm. 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 Cards

There are 667 military records available for the last name Throm. For the veterans among your Throm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Throm lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Throm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Throm in 1964 was 77, and 87 in 2004.

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