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Doom Name Meaning

Flemish: relationship name from Dutch de ‘the’ + oom ‘uncle’ also ‘grandfather’ and ‘brother-in-law’. Dutch: cognate of German Dohm . Americanized form of German Dumm or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

Similar surnames: Dom, Door, Dohm, Dahm, Boom, Loos, Domm, Toop, Ohm, Deo

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Where is the Doom family from?

You can see how Doom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Doom families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Doom families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Doom's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Doom families in 1911.
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What did your Doom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Doom. 35% of Doom men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Doom women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doom were Farming and Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Manager
  • House Keeper
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Doom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doom 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 457 immigration records available for the last name Doom. 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 860 military records available for the last name Doom. For the veterans among your Doom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doom lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Doom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Doom in 1959 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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