Doom Family History

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Doom Name Meaning

Dutch: from a Limburg short form of the personal name Adam. Dutch: from de oom ‘the uncle’, probably used as an epithet to distinguish between two members of the same family with the same personal name. Americanized spelling of German Dumm or Thum, from a pet form of Thomas.

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

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

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Doom Family Origin

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Doom Family Occupations

What did your Doom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doom. The most common Doom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Doom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doom family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Doom Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Doom Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doom 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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