Toombs Family History

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Toombs Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Toms, Tomes, Thoms, Coombs, Thomes, Thomas, Mooers, Coombe, Tomas

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Toombs Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Toombs name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    49%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    4%

  • Norway

    4%

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Toombs Family Origin

Where is the Toombs family from?

Toombs Family Occupations

What did your Toombs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Toombs family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Toombs occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 5% of Toombs's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Hairdresser and Scale Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toombs.

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  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Hairdresser

    5%
  • Scale Maker

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

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

Toombs Historical Records

What Toombs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Toombs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toombs 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Toombs. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Toombs. For the veterans among your Toombs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toombs Life Expectancy

What is the average Toombs lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Toombs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Toombs in 1941 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toombs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toombs 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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