Trom Family History

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Trom Name Meaning

North German (Tromm), Danish, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle Low German tromme ‘drum’.

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

Similar surnames: Tromp, Strom, Troy, Krom, From, Rom, Tross, Thon, Toro, Trow

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Trom Family Origin

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Trom Family Occupations

What did your Trom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Trom. 40% of Trom men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Trom women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trom were Gardener and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Farm Laborer
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Trom Historical Records

What Trom family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Trom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trom 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 524 immigration records available for the last name Trom. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Trom. For the veterans among your Trom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trom Life Expectancy

What is the average Trom lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Trom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Trom in 1961 was 59, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trom 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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