Tomson Family History

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Tomson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Tom, a short form of the personal name Thomas.

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

Similar surnames: Tompson, Tolson, Toms, Townson, Toman, Thomsen, Dobson, Gosson

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Tomson Family Origin

Where is the Tomson family from?

Tomson Family Occupations

What did your Tomson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tomson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Tomson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tomson family was Frame Work Knitter. Farmer, Fisherman and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tomson.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Coal Miner

  • Frame Work Knitter


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

Tomson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Tomson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tomson. 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 Tomson. For the veterans among your Tomson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tomson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tomson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tomson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Tomson in 1957 was 68, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tomson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tomson 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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