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Rohm Family History

Rohm Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Ruom (Old High German hruom ‘fame’), a short form of Ruombald and similar personal names containing this element. (Röhm): see Roehm.

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


Similar surnames: Rohe, Romm, Rohn, Rehm, Rahm, Dohm, Ohm, Mohn, Rock, Roche

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Where is the Rohm family from?

You can see how Rohm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rohm family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rohm families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Rohm family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Rohm's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rohm families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rohm surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rohm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rohm. 21% of Rohm men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Rohm women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rohm were Clerk and Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rohm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohm 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rohm. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rohm. For the veterans among your Rohm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rohm lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Rohm in 1948 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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