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Dohm Family History

Dohm Name Meaning

German:: from a pet form of the personal name Thomas . habitational name from any of several places called Dohm (Lower Saxony North Rhine-Westphalia Palatinate) or Dohma (Saxony) or a topographic name for someone living near the cathedral (Middle Low German dōm). Compare Dome .

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

Similar surnames: Doom, Dohn, Rohm, Dahm, Dom, Ohm, Bohr, Bohm, Yohe, Dehm

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Where is the Dohm family from?

You can see how Dohm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dohm family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dohm families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Dohm families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Dohm's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Dohm families in 1911.
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What did your Dohm ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Dohm. 100% of Dohm 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
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dohm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dohm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dohm. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Dohm lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Dohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dohm in 1947 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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