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Dome Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dohm . Altered form of French Daumé: unexplained. Compare Domer 2 Domey and Domin Hungarian (Döme): from a pet form of the personal name Demeter . English: from Middle English dom ‘administering of justice; law; command’ (Old English dōm ‘judgement’) perhaps a nickname for a judge. In some cases possibly also French: habitational name from Dome in Saône-et-Loire.

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

Similar surnames: Dore, Dole, Dove, Doe, Domek, Domes, Duke, Dormer, Tome, Dame

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You can see how Dome families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dome family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dome families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 17 Dome families living in Quebec. This was about 52% of all the recorded Dome's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Dome families in 1911.
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What did your Dome ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Revenuer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Dome. 100% of Dome women worked as a Revenuer. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1921

  • Revenuer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dome. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dome 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 641 immigration records available for the last name Dome. 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 Dome. For the veterans among your Dome ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dome lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Dome life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Dome in 1950 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

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