Rom Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Rome. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic name of uncertain derivation. German: from a place name in Pomerania.German: ethnic name or epithet for someone who had a connection with Rome (see Roman).

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


Similar surnames: Ram, Roma, Romm, Ron, Rog, From, Som, Rome, Krol, Krom

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Rom Family Origin

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Rom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Rom occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Rom's were Farmers.

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Rom Historical Records

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Rom Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Rom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rom in 1960 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rom

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