Fromm Name Meaning

German: nickname for an honorable man, from Middle High German vrum, vrom ‘capable’, ‘honorable’, ‘trustworthy’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a pious man, from German fromm ‘devout’, ‘pious’ (a later sense of the same word as in 1).

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


Similar surnames: From, Froom, Froman, Romm, Drumm, Ramm, Krumm, Brumm, Frum, Fromme

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Fromm Family Origin

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Fromm Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Fromm occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Fromm's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fromm.

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Fromm Historical Records

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Fromm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Fromm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fromm in 1940 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fromm

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