Poma Family History

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Poma Name Meaning

Italian: possibly a habitational name, but otherwise from a female personal name; the documentary evidence is not clear. Spanish: probably a byname from poma ‘apple’, ‘fruit’. Catalan: nickname from Catalan poma ‘apple’, or variant of Pomar.

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


Similar surnames: Posa, Pola, Pomar, Roma, Puma, Pompa, Toma, Noya, Somma, Alma

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Poma Family Origin

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Poma Family Occupations

What did your Poma ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Manager were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Poma. 26% of Poma men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Poma women worked as a Manager. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poma were Machinist and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Manager
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Machine Operator
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Poma Historical Records

What Poma family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Poma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poma 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Poma. 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 533 military records available for the last name Poma. For the veterans among your Poma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poma Life Expectancy

What is the average Poma lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Poma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Poma in 1950 was 54, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poma 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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