Tomey Family History

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Tomey Name Meaning

Spanish and Aragonese: probably from a derivative of the personal name Tomás (see Thomas).

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

Similar surnames: Tomes, Tome, Tomek, Tormey, Tomer, Tomeo, Tobey, Tovey, Thomey, Gomez

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Tomey Family Origin

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Tomey Family Occupations

What did your Tomey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Blacksmith, Bookseller and Dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tomey. The most common Tomey occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 7% of Tomey's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Tomey family was Glass Engraver.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Bookseller

  • Dairyman

  • Glass Engraver


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

Tomey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Tomey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomey 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 901 immigration records available for the last name Tomey. 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 Tomey. For the veterans among your Tomey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tomey Life Expectancy

What is the average Tomey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tomey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tomey in 1960 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tomey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tomey 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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