Toma Family History

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Toma Name Meaning

Italian, French, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, etc.: from a short form of the personal name Thomas (Italian Tommaso, French Thomas, Polish Tomasz). Arabic: from Tuma, Arabic form of Thomas. Japanese (Toma): variously written with characters used phonetically; two such combinations mean ‘Tang Chinese space’ and ‘appropriate truth’ and are found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Tuma, Tome, Tom, Touma, Toda, Toman, Toms, Tyma, Tomac, Tomas

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Toma Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Toma name?

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

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Middle East


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Toma Family Origin

Where is the Toma family from?

Toma Family Occupations

What did your Toma ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Toma occupation in the UK was Printer Reader. 100% of Toma's were Printer Readers.

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  • Printer Reader


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

Toma Historical Records

What Toma family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Toma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toma 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Toma. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Toma. For the veterans among your Toma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toma Life Expectancy

What is the average Toma lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Toma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Toma in 1957 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toma 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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