Tomas Family History

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Tomas Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese (Tomás), Catalan (Tomàs), Czech and Slovak (Tomáš), and Polish: from a personal name equivalent to Thomas.

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

Similar surnames: Tomes, Toman, Toma, Tomasi, Toms, Tamas, Tomaso, Tomac, Lomas, Jonas

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Tomas Family Origin

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Tomas Family Occupations

What did your Tomas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tomas occupation in the UK was Artist (Painter). 13% of Tomas's were Artist (Painter)s. A less common occupation for the Tomas family was Coal Miner. Artist (Painter), Chain Maker (Gold) and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tomas.

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  • Artist (Painter)

  • Chain Maker (Gold)

  • Charwoman

  • Coal Miner


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

Tomas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Tomas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomas 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Tomas. 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 Tomas. For the veterans among your Tomas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tomas Life Expectancy

What is the average Tomas lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tomas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tomas in 1955 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tomas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tomas 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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