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Blom Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: ornamental name from blom ‘flower’. Norwegian: habitational name from two farms so named in western Norway. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Blum and Bloem ‘flower’. Dutch: variant of Bloem . English: perhaps a variant of Bloom .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Blum, Bloem, Bloom, Flom, Blome, Blohm, Bly, Blok, Below, Rom

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You can see how Blom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Blom families living in Quebec. This was about 31% of all the recorded Blom's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Blom families in 1911.
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What did your Blom ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Blom. 67% of Blom men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
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Passenger Lists

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Blom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Blom. For the veterans among your Blom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blom lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Blom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Blom in 1952 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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