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Bloom Name Meaning

Jewish (American): Americanized spelling of Blum. Americanized spelling of Dutch Bloem. Swedish: variant of Blom. English: metonymic occupational name for an iron worker, from Middle English blome ‘ingot (of iron)’. The modern English word bloom ‘flower’ came into English from Old Norse in the 13th century, but probably did not give rise to any surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Blood, Bloem, Blom, Bloome, Blohm, Bollom, Bloomer, Look, Book, Broom

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Bloom Family Origin

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Bloom Family Occupations

What did your Bloom ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bloom occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Bloom's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bloom. A less common occupation for the Bloom family was Dresmaker.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Dresmaker

    6%

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

Bloom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bloom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bloom 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bloom. 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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Draft Card

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

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Bloom Life Expectancy

What is the average Bloom lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bloom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bloom in 1941 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bloom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bloom 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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